Petter M. TømmeraasCEO, AQ Compute
As the CEO of AQ Compute Petter is responsible for building a leading European data centre provider with a strong focus on ESG backed by the financial resources of Aquila Capital. Aquila Capital is already a big player in renewable energy production in several European markets and have a range of other investments, all with a focus on ESG. Total assets under management currently is approximately 14 billion euros.
Petter has more than 20 years of experience in the data centre industry, developing projects and programs that deliver growth and impact. He has worked in different management positions with highest focus on data centre related services to companies in the Nordics, Europe and the US. In his most recent position, he was leading the data centre business for Basefarm, a European Managed Service Provider and large player in the Norwegian Colocation market. Basefarm is part of Orange Business Services.
Prior to joining Basefarm, Petter worked as the Chief Sales Officer for the Norwegian data centre company Green Mountain AS. He started working in the data centre services, telecommunication services and managed services sector back in 1998 and is one of the founding members as well as current Chairman of the Board of the Norwegian Data Centre Industry.
Petter holds a degree in International Business.