Michael WintersonBoard Member, EUDCA & Managing Director Equinix Services, Equinix
Michael Winterson joined Equinix in September 2007 through the acquisition of IXEurope where he was part of the founding leadership team. 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. As part of this, Michael is Chairperson of the European Data Centre Association (EUDCA) – dedicated to raising awareness of the data centre industry and its role in a sustainable digital economy. 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.
Conference Session Episode 1 Panel Discussion: Sustainability drivers and approaches