Raouf Abdel

EVP, Global Operations, Equinix

Raouf Abdel, EVP, Global Operations, oversees engineering, construction, and operations for the company’s world-class data centers and interconnection platform. He previously served as Regional Operating Chief, Americas, leading Equinix’s IBX Operations through a period of significant growth and expansion, and driving the world standard for excellence in the industry.

Since joining Equinix in 2012, Raouf has helped lead the Operations team to become the globalized organization it is today, providing consistent, quality and reliable services with integrity, and delivering exceptional frontline experiences to customers around the world.

Raouf brings more than three decades of experience in the data center, telecom, and construction industries with companies including OpTerra, Level 3 Communications and MFS Communications. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Temple University in Philadelphia.

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