- Campbell joined
Equinixin 2015 as Senior Vice President of Sales, with more than 30 years of experience managing global teams and working within respected technology companies, including NCR, UUNET, CompuServe, MCI and WorldCom.
- Prior to
Equinix, Campbell ran global renewals and website security businesses at Symantecthat drove almost $2 billionannually. His career at Symantecbegan after the merger with VeriSign'sauthentication business unit, which had previously acquired Guardent, where he ran the enterprise and channel sales teams. Prior to Guardent, Campbell led Akamai'sU.S. sales operations and nearly doubled the company's revenue in just one year, from $89 millionto over $160 million.
- In addition to leading the global sales organization, Campbell will oversee the
Equinix Global Solutions Architects, Business Development and Equinix Professional Services teams.
Steve Smith, CEO, Equinix:
"Mike has a proven track record as a sales leader in large-scale global organizations. Not only does he have a deep understanding of both the high-touch service provider and channel-based enterprise sales models, his track record of growing businesses to achieve new revenue targets while never losing sight of delivering exceptional customer experiences will be invaluable. We are thrilled to have Mike on board to help accelerate our growth and strengthen our go-to-market execution."
Mike Campbell, Chief Sales Officer, Equinix:
"I am excited to move into this new role at an important time in the company's history. As chief sales officer, I look forward to furthering
Equinix'smission of being a customer-focused organization that enables enterprises, service providers and technology companies to optimize their IT infrastructure at a time when the shift to digital is transforming businesses globally."
Forward Looking Statements
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Michelle Lindeman, Equinix, Inc., (650) 598-6361, email@example.com