Sarah Kasper – Director Environmental Health and Safety
Sarah Kasper – Director Environmental Health and Safety
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Services and infrastructure industry veteran, Jeremy Pease, joins ColoHouse as CEO to lead M&A expansion strategy and accelerate growth
MIAMI, FLORIDA – October 17, 2022 – ColoHouse, a leading retail colocation, cloud, bare metal, security, and services provider announces Jeremy Pease as the new Chief Executive Officer replacing current interim-CEO, Kevin Reed, who will continue his duties as a member of the Board of Directors.
Jeremy Pease has over 20 years of experience specializing in the data center and cloud hosting sector in leading and developing successful infrastructure teams in the IT industry. Jeremy was recently the SVP of Managed Services at Databank and previously COO at Aptum. Jeremy has directed product and technology innovation throughout his career while facilitating operational functions to help secure an effective growth strategy. With leadership experience throughout the industry, Jeremy proved to be the ideal fit for the ColoHouse executive position.
“The Board of Directors and Valterra Partners could not be more excited about Jeremy coming on board as CEO,” says Kevin Reed, member of the Board of Directors and Principal at Valterra Partners. “With a proven track record in scaling service provider organizations, bringing to market leading product offerings and delivering consistent revenue growth, Jeremy is the ideal fit for ColoHouse as it continues to execute future acquisitions and growth strategies. We believe that Jeremy brings a unique perspective on the current market and a strong vision to build next generation data centers and cloud service platforms. Valterra Partners along with the ColoHouse Board and the rest of the senior leadership team are excited to partner with Jeremy as we move into the next phase of our growth trajectory.”
“I am extremely enthusiastic about joining the ColoHouse team with the support of the Board of Directors,” adds Jeremy Pease, new CEO of ColoHouse. “ColoHouse has created a unique and exciting opportunity to build substantial growth with a customer centric platform enabling colocation, cloud and connectivity services to the market. The leadership team has done an amazing job bringing the teams together and building a strong foundation with the integration efforts translating into a solid growth year for the organization. I look forward to working with the entire organization and our investors to build a company that people want to work for and customers want to work with on their cloud and edge journey.”
Jeremy’s appointment fortifies the ColoHouse executive team and will lead ColoHouse into the next phase of strategic growth. Jeremy’s vision and past achievements in the data center industry will reinforce ColoHouse’s mission to deliver the highest quality IT services and provide customers with world-class customer support.
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ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DC BLOX, a provider of multi-tenant data centers, dark fiber, and connectivity solutions that delivers the infrastructure essential to power today’s digital business, announces today that the company hired seasoned finance executive, Melih Ileri, as Senior Vice President of Capital Markets and Strategy. In this newly created position, Mr. Ileri will lead DC BLOX’s efforts for securing new debt and equity investments along with driving financial strategies and partnerships to fuel the company’s next phase of growth. This move further demonstrates DC BLOX’s commitment to accelerating its strategic growth plan and enhancing the value of the company’s data centers, regional network, and fiber assets across the Southeast.
“I’ve been impressed with the team at DC BLOX for creating a tremendous platform for growth with owned assets, land for expansion, and a community-first approach,” said Mr. Ileri. “With an increasing market of hyperscale, cloud providers and large-scale enterprises in the region, I am very excited for the exponential growth opportunity that lies ahead of us.”
Melih Ileri brings to DC BLOX an impressive track record of executing complex financial transactions across the data center sector and creating strategic partnerships on a global scale with hyperscale, cloud and content providers. Before joining DC BLOX, Mr. Ileri spent 10 years in Corporate Development at EdgeConnex where he was responsible for raising equity and debt financing, developing strategic partnerships, and driving mergers and acquisitions. Through his tenure, Mr. Ileri helped EdgeConnex build and finance over 40 data centers in 33 markets across North America, Europe, South America, and Asia deploying several billion dollars in capital globally.
“I am very proud of the team that we are building at DC BLOX to drive the execution of our company’s strategy. Melih’s deep capital markets experience, industry relationships and global expertise is greatly desired by our board, investors and leadership team to accelerate our ambitious plans across the Southeast,” said Jeff Uphues, CEO of DC BLOX. “Our strategy to address the digital infrastructure needs of underserved markets across the Southeast is working well and adding top-tier talent like Melih to execute on our rapid expansion plans is an exciting step in our journey.”
The Southeast is brimming with opportunity requiring investment in digital infrastructure including data centers, network connectivity and dark fiber. Hyperscale cloud providers, enterprises, governments, universities, healthcare organizations and many others have the same need to digitally transform their organizations to stay ahead of their competition and to meet increasing customer demands for new digital services. Ensuring that the digital infrastructure required is available locally is essential to the region’s growth and prosperity.
Melih Ileri LinkedIn Profile >> https://www.linkedin.com/in/melihileri/
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NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — AVAIO Digital today announced the appointment of Laurance Lewis as its Chief Commercial Officer. In this role, Mr. Lewis will lead the commercialization efforts for AVAIO Digital’s data centers, which includes managing the integrated sales and marketing function and providing site selection, strategy and development expertise. Mr. Lewis is a veteran in the data center industry and has a broad array of knowledge and real-world experience in the technical, legal, operational and commercial aspects of the data center industry at scale.
“AVAIO Digital is an impressive company that has strong ties to the financial and renewable energy industries and has secured a compelling portfolio of strategic, sustainable sites”, said Mr. Lewis. “I look forward to working with the talented AVAIO Digital team, leading the company’s commercialization efforts, and returning to my entrepreneurial roots at a pivotal time in AVAIO Digital’s growth.”
“Mr. Lewis’s appointment will strengthen our ability to serve our clients and their needs. Mr. Lewis brings an impressive array of skills and a depth of knowledge that will ensure our data centers are successfully delivered to customers”, said AVAIO partner Mark McComiskey.
Mr. Lewis has more than 20 years of executive experience in commercial real estate, data centers, fiber and wireless network acquisition, and leasing and development. Most recently, Mr. Lewis was a Regional Lead & Principal/Director of Site Selection & Acquisition for Microsoft Corporation. During his tenure at Microsoft, he led over $6 billion of data center leasing projects in the Americas and Europe. Mr. Lewis’s remit included hyperscale data centers, Government and Sovereign data centers, and Edge data center leasing. He also played an integral role in Microsoft’s community development initiatives, helping to launch the Chicago Area Broadband Initiative, a program focused on bridging the digital divide in underserved, urban areas. The program focused on environmental sustainability, workforce development and affordable broadband.
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