TitleCompany:Chief Strategy & Development Officer, Equinix, USA
Bio:As Chief Strategy and Development Officer at Equinix, Eric Schwartz directs corporate strategy, business development, technology and innovation, hyperscale initiatives, and corporate development. This includes driving effective and holistic strategy and decision-making across the company to support both strategic and tactical elements of growth and expansion. As a part of this role, Schwartz oversees the company’s capital investment program; strengthening Equinix’s position as the world’s digital infrastructure company. He previously served as President of the EMEA region and was instrumental in overseeing Equinix’s expansion to Europe and the Middle East.
He joined Equinix from BellSouth where he was Vice President of IP Communications and led the development and implementation of advanced technologies including VoIP.
Mr. Schwartz is a former member of McKinsey & Co., where he consulted with telecommunications and financial services companies around the world on strategic issues. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.