Equinix Appoints Justin Dustzadeh as Chief Technology Officer
- Dustzadeh joins
Equinixfrom Uber, where he was the Head of Global Network & Software Platform. In this role, he led a team responsible for the architecture design, engineering and 24/7 operations of Uber'sglobal network infrastructure and software platforms enabling Uber'sbusiness worldwide.
- Prior to
Uber, Dustzadeh worked at Visa, where he spearheaded the transformation of Visa's global infrastructure (one of the world's most mission-critical environments) toward open, software-defined networking and cloud technologies—including SDN, NFV, network virtualization, containers and open/commodity hardware.
- Before joining Visa, Dustzadeh was Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Technology Strategy at
Huawei, held various positions at Ericssonand AT&T, was a founder of a Silicon-Valleytechnology startup, and worked at two leading service providers in France.
- Dustzadeh received a B.S. in Theoretical Physics from École Normale Supérieure (Ulm) in
Paris, and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Télécom Paris.
Charles Meyers, President and Chief Executive Officer, Equinix
"We are thrilled to have Justin join the
Equinixleadership team. Justin's depth of experience in developing technology strategy and transforming some of the world's largest digital companies will be a powerful asset to Equinixas we drive the company forward, breaking new ground with our customers."
- Justin Dustzadeh, Chief Technology Officer,
"I am very honored to join this world-class team and look forward to helping
Equinixleverage the power of technology to extend its market leadership. Having architected and implemented scaled technology platforms for some of the world's most mission-critical digital environments, I have huge appreciation for how well Equinixis positioned in the new connected economy. Platform Equinixis an indispensable part of the Digital Transformation journey for many of the world's leading companies, and I am excited to help build on the company's long track record of success."
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