IPI Partners names Gavin Flynn as Director, Development Optimization

CFS Partners LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Gavin Flynn at IPI as Director, Development Optimization. In this role, Mr. Flynn oversees the development of IPI’s strategic data center real estate investments, capital planning for expansion, and asset optimization performance relative to IPI’s fund and return thesis.

In his previous position, Mr. Flynn oversaw Linesight’s business operations for the Americas Central Region where he led a team of over 40 professionals to represent and support global hyperscale client development program’s financial and contractual controls. Mr. Flynn was accountable for new business development, revenue target achievement, client and business management, operational execution, and strategic growth initiatives. Mr. Flynn has a broad array of knowledge in the data center industry with a unique combination of experiences across business development, operational, legal, financial, and risk at scale.

CFS Partners had the privilege to represent IPI Partners in the search for a Director, Development Optimization. As IPI Partners’ portfolio of digital infrastructure companies and investments grow, they required a central point of knowledge and controls to measure and manage performance, success, and variances. Mr. Flynn possessed not only a unique set of technical credentials, he demonstrated the business and financial acumen to essentially take IPI’s idea for this role and formalize it into his own vision and definition.

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AVAIO Digital Names Laurance Lewis as Chief Commercial Officer

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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547 Energy / CleanArc Data Centers – Chief Executive Officer

CleanArc Data Centers, an affiliate of 547 Energy, has appointed James Trout as CEO. CleanArc Data Centers is uniquely suited to strategically partner with all of 547 Energy’s subsidiary companies including ConnectGen, a leading renewable energy company with a development pipeline of over 10 GW of wind, solar and energy storage projects across North America.

547 Energy was founded and is led by industry veteran Gabriel Alonso and is backed by Quantum Energy Partners, a leading provider of capital to the global energy industry with more than $17 billion in assets under management. 547 Energy aims to maximize value for its investors by partnering with leading entrepreneurs who are driving growth in the clean energy economy. To date, 547 Energy has invested in ConnectGenBlueFloat EnergyAer Soléir, and projects developed by ENORA S.A., a subsidiary of ENTEKA S.A.



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