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Biography PhotoPeter Van Camp
Executive Chairman
Peter Van Camp
Executive Chairman


Peter Van Camp serves as our executive chairman, a position he was appointed to in April 2007. Prior to this position, Mr. Van Camp served as our chief executive officer and as a director since May 2000 and as president since March 2006. In addition, in December 2005, Mr. Van Camp was re-elected as chairman of the board, having previously served in that capacity from June 2001 to December 2002. From January 1997 to May 2000, Mr. Van Camp was employed at UUNET, the Internet division of MCI (f... 

Biography PhotoCharles J. Meyers
President & Chief Executive Officer
Charles J. Meyers
President & Chief Executive Officer


Charles J. Meyers joined Equinix in 2010 as President, Equinix Americas, leading the company’s largest P&L through a time of significant growth and strong operating performance. Mr. Meyers then served as the Chief Operating Officer at Equinix, where he led the Global Sales, Marketing, Operations and Customer Success teams. For the past year, he was President, Strategy, Services and Innovation (SSI) leading Equinix’s strategic business teams including Corporate Strategy, Technology Innov... 

Biography PhotoKeith D. Taylor
Chief Financial Officer
Keith D. Taylor
Chief Financial Officer


Keith D. Taylor joined Equinix in 1999 and has served in a variety of roles, such as Equinix's Director of Finance & Administration, Vice President, Finance & Chief Accounting Officer, and now as CFO. Before joining Equinix, Mr. Taylor served as Vice President of Finance and Controller for International Wireless Communications, Inc., an operator, owner, and developer of wireless communication networks throughout Asia and Latin America. Prior to joining International Wireless Communications, Inc.... 
Biography PhotoRaouf Abdel
EVP, Global Operations
Raouf Abdel
EVP, Global Operations


Raouf Abdel joined Equinix in 2012, and today he is head of Global Operations overseeing engineering, construction, and operations for the company. Previously he served as Regional Operating Chief, Americas where he successfully led IBX Operations through significant growth and expansion. Mr. Abdel has 30 years of experience in the datacenter, telecom, and construction industries. Prior to joining Equinix, he was President and CEO for OpTerra Energy Group where he was responsible for building... 

Biography PhotoSara Baack
Chief Product Officer
Sara Baack
Chief Product Officer


Sara Baack serves as Chief Product Officer, responsible for defining, developing and delivering Equinix’s industry-leading portfolio of products and services. She joined Equinix in 2012 and served for six years as Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for the company’s overall global brand development, market strategy, product and service portfolio, industry analysis, communications, solutions marketing and integrated demand generation.

Ms. Baack brings to Equinix more than 25 years... 

Biography PhotoMichael Campbell
Chief Sales Officer
Michael Campbell
Chief Sales Officer


As Chief Sales Officer, Michael Campbell is responsible for the strategy and execution of all Equinix sales efforts globally, including direct sales and the entire ecosystem of go-to-market channel partners. He is focused on implementing strategies to expand the company’s customer base and take advantage of new business opportunities. Previously, Mr. Campbell held the role of Senior Vice President of Sales for Equinix.

Mr. Campbell joined Equinix in 2015 with over 30 years of interna... 

Biography PhotoBrandi Galvin Morandi
Chief Legal and Human Resources Officer and Corporate Secretary
Brandi Galvin Morandi
Chief Legal and Human Resources Officer and Corporate Secretary


Brandi Galvin Morandi joined Equinix in January 2003 and served as Equinix's General Counsel and Corporate Secretary until her expanded appointment was announced in early 2019. Ms. Morandi’s global organization stewards the Magic of Equinix culture through engagement, development, and compliance. From the first introduction, through onboarding, and finding success as they grow their career with Equinix, her team is at the forefront of creating a workplace experience where all employees are e... 

Biography PhotoEric Schwartz
Chief Strategy and Development Officer
Eric Schwartz
Chief Strategy and Development Officer


Eric Schwartz joined Equinix in 2006 and has held a series of senior-level management roles with the company. In his current role as Chief Strategy and Development Officer he directs corporate strategy, business development, technology and innovation, hyperscale initiatives and corporate development. This includes driving effective and holistic strategy and decision-making across the company to support both strategic and tactical elements of growth and expansion. As a part of this ro... 

Biography PhotoKarl Strohmeyer
Chief Customer and Revenue Officer
Karl Strohmeyer
Chief Customer and Revenue Officer


Karl Strohmeyer joined Equinix in 2013 as our President, Americas, with responsibility for the management, strategy and growth plan for Equinix in that region. During his time in that role, he doubled the region’s revenue and successfully integrated the Verizon asset purchase, Brazil business and the Infomart acquisition into the Equinix portfolio.

Today he serves as Chief Customer and Revenue Officer (CCRO) and has full global responsibility for our go-to-market (GTM) and customer e... 

Biography PhotoMilind Wagle
Chief Information Officer
Milind Wagle
Chief Information Officer


Milind Wagle joined Equinix in April 2010 and serves as the Global CIO within the Customer Success Organization. Wagle leads the global IT team and oversees the solution delivery for enterprise applications, information security, and end-user technology infrastructure support for Equinix’s thousands of global employees.

For the past six years, Wagle has served in various senior leadership roles within the IT team at Equinix, most recently as Vice President. In addition to managing the... 

Board of Directors

Biography PhotoTom Bartlett
Executive VP, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, American Tower Corporation
Tom Bartlett

Tom Bartlett has served as a member of our Board since April 2013. Mr. Bartlett has served as executive vice president and chief financial officer of American Tower, an owner and operator of wireless and broadcast communications sites that operates as a REIT, since April 2009 and as treasurer since July 2017, having previously served in that role from February 2012 until December 2013. Prior to joining American Tower, Mr. Bartlett spent 25 years at Verizon Communications and its predecess... 
Biography PhotoNanci Caldwell
Corporate Director and Former CMO PeopleSoft
Nanci Caldwell

Nanci Caldwell has served as a member of our Board since December 2015. Since 2005, Nanci has been a corporate director of many public and private companies. Prior to her role as a corporate director, Ms. Caldwell served as executive vice president and chief marketing officer of PeopleSoft from 2001 to 2004. Prior to joining PeopleSoft, Ms. Caldwell spent nearly two decades at Hewlett Packard in increasingly senior and executive sales and marketing roles in Canada and the U.S. Ms. Caldwel... 
Biography PhotoGary Hromadko
Private Investor
Gary Hromadko

Gary Hromadko has served as a member of our Board since June 2003. Mr. Hromadko was a venture partner at Crosslink Capital, a venture capital firm, from June 2002 through December 2017. Mr. Hromadko has been active as a private investor since 1993. Mr. Hromadko serves on the board of directors of several privately held companies.... 
Biography PhotoScott Kriens
Chairman of the Board, Juniper Networks, Inc.
Scott Kriens

Scott Kriens has served as a member of our Board since July 2000. Mr. Kriens has served as chairman of the board of directors of Juniper Networks, a publicly traded Internet infrastructure solutions company, since October 1996. From October 1996 to September 2008, Mr. Kriens served as Juniper's chief executive officer. From April 1986 to January 1996, Mr. Kriens served as vice president of sales and vice president of operations at StrataCom, a telecommunications equipment company, which h... 
Biography PhotoWilliam Luby
Managing Partner, Seaport Capital
William Luby

William Luby has served as a member of our Board since April 2010. Mr. Luby has served as the managing partner of Seaport Capital, a private equity firm, and its predecessor companies since 1996. He previously was a managing director at Chase Capital, the private equity affiliate of the Chase Manhattan Corporation. Mr. Luby also serves on the board of directors of several privately held companies, and previously served as chairman of the board of directors of Switch & Data Facilities Comp... 
Biography PhotoIrving F. Lyons, III
Principal, Lyons Asset Management
Irving F. Lyons, III

Irving Lyons, III has served as a member of our Board since February 2007. Mr. Lyons has been a principal of Lyons Asset Management, a California-based private investment firm, since January 2005. From December 1993 to January 2005, Mr. Lyons was employed at ProLogis, a global provider of distribution facilities and services, where he served as chief investment officer from March 1997 to December 2004 and as vice chairman of the board of directors from December 2001 to January 2005. Mr. L... 
Biography PhotoCharles J. Meyers
President & Chief Executive Officer
Charles J. Meyers

Charles J. Meyers joined Equinix in 2010 as President, Equinix Americas, leading the company’s largest P&L through a time of significant growth and strong operating performance. Mr. Meyers then served as the Chief Operating Officer at Equinix, where he led the Global Sales, Marketing, Operations and Customer Success teams. For the past year, he was President, Strategy, Services and Innovation (SSI) leading Equinix’s strategic business teams including Corporate Strategy, Technolo... 

Biography PhotoChristopher Paisley
Dean’s Executive Professor, Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University
Christopher Paisley

Christopher Paisley has served as a member of our Board since July 2007 and as lead independent director since February 2012. Mr. Paisley has been the Dean's Executive Professor of Accounting at the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University since January 2001. From September 1985 until May 2000, Mr. Paisley was the senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer of 3Com. Mr. Paisley currently serves as a director of Ambarella, Fitbit, and Fortinet, all of which are ... 
Biography PhotoPeter Van Camp
Executive Chairman
Peter Van Camp

Peter Van Camp serves as our executive chairman, a position he was appointed to in April 2007. Prior to this position, Mr. Van Camp served as our chief executive officer and as a director since May 2000 and as president since March 2006. In addition, in December 2005, Mr. Van Camp was re-elected as chairman of the board, having previously served in that capacity from June 2001 to December 2002. From January 1997 to May 2000, Mr. Van Camp was employed at UUNET, the Internet division of...