Managing Director, Equinix Services
Michael Winterson joined Equinix in September 2007 through the acquisition of IXEurope. Now Managing Director for Equinix Services, in addition to being Vice President for Business Development, Michael has held many roles at the company, leading teams in aligning with Equinix’s strategy, services and innovation.
As businesses globally continue to rely upon Equinix for critical digital infrastructure needs, including the ability to leverage interconnected colocation services through virtual, as a Service and edge solutions, Michael is focused on further developing bare metal provisions.
As the data centre industry continues to expand in support of increased digital demand, Michael is spearheading efforts both within Equinix and the wider industry to review how these essential operations can be made as sustainable as possible, so as to meet this need responsibly. As part of this, Michael is Chairman of the European Data Centre Association (EUDCA), and Chair of its Policy Committee – dedicated to raising awareness of the data centre industry and its role within societies and economies, in addition to proposing regulatory initiatives. Michael is also one of the founders of the EU Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact.
Michael brings over two decades of data centre services experience and has held various senior positions in country management, sales and marketing. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and French from Northwestern University, and a Master’s Degree in International Economics from the Graduate Institute – Geneva.
Michael is also a board member of the charity group New Life Nyambene.
Future Data Summit 2022 – Data & Energy
OCTOBER 12th, 2022