Equinix Appoints Sandra Rivera to Board of Directors
- Rivera is a 19-year veteran of
Intel Corporation, where she has served in multiple senior leadership positions, including roles within the Intel Network Platforms Group, the Communications and Storage Infrastructure Group, and the Modular Communications Products division. She currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer.
- A technical leader with an engineering background, Rivera also has extensive experience in global sales, product marketing, segment marketing and ecosystem strategy. She has served in a leadership capacity at
Intelon key topics, including 5G, network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN).
- As Senior Vice President and General Manager of the
Intel Network Platforms Group, Rivera led a global organization of more than 3,000 employees that has been one of the Data Center Group'skey growth businesses.
- In her current role as Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer, Rivera leads
Intel'sHuman Resources organization and is responsible for driving greater business results through a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion globally.
- Prior to
Intel, Rivera co-founded and served as president of The CTI Authority, a distributor of computer telephony integration (CTI) products, which was acquired by Catalyst Telecom. After the acquisition, she served as General Manager of the Computer Telephony Division at Catalyst Telecom.
- Rivera received her Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from
Pennsylvania State University.
Peter Van Camp, Executive Chairman, Equinix
"Sandra brings more than 20 years of experience in the networking and communications technology space to the Equinix Board of Directors. Her background at
Inteland other leading technology companies will bring a valuable perspective to the Board as Equinixcontinues to develop its global interconnection and data center platform that is a key ingredient in the IT infrastructure of today's businesses."
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