Women In Leadership – Part 4

In today’s data-driven world, leadership is an extremely complex business. From continual development due to the introduction and adoption of new technologies, such as AI, to the changing geopolitical landscape in which we operate, one thing is clear: Leaders must remain agile and adaptable. This feature story celebrates the women in leadership who are breaking ground to address these challenges and drive their organizations toward success.

One-On-One with Chris Downie, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, Flexential

InterGlobix Magazine’s Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Jasmine Bedi, recently sat down with Flexential Chief Executive Officer and Board Member, Chris Downie, and discussed the company’s renewed focus on interconnection ecosystem development and its future strategy around campus connection, subsea cables, terrestrial fiber, and Internet Exchanges.

Since joining the company in 2016, Downie has been responsible for leading the strategic priorities of the business to drive profitability and growth with his deep expertise in the economics, delivery, and operations of the data center and Hybrid IT solutions. Before Flexential, Downie was CEO at Telx Holdings, a leading interconnection and data center solutions provider. Having previously worked for Bear Stearns, Daniels & Associates, BroadStreet Communications, and Motient Corporation (now TerreStar), he has over 30 years of executive leadership experience in finance and operations.

Customer & Partner Quotes

“Flexential has been our data center and interconnection partner for years, so when our growing networking requirements necessitated the addition of a public cloud solution, the decision to do so