Chad McCarthyGlobal Head of Engineering Development and Master Planning, Equinix
Originally from New Zealand and resident in Frankfurt, Germany Chad is a data center specialist working globally in areas of design engineering and fabrication method. Chad has increased his presence in research and development of data centre infrastructure in recent years to respond to the demands of a changing market and the need for sustainable growth of data centres in our digital economy. Today Chad heads up the global Engineering Development team at Equinix which defines the technology, form factor and engineering templates used globally, as well as the Masterplanning team which applies these to capital expansion projects. Chad is also on the Environmental and Sustainability Governance group of Equinix which is a global initiative to integrate data centers into sustainable and complementary energy concepts in the global community.