Josh currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Open Internet Exchange, and brings 15 years of data center and interconnection experience to his role, which is largely dedicated to expanding the CyrusOne National Internet Exchange (IX) across the company’s worldwide data center locations.
Josh and his team have designed and implemented the CyrusOne National IX strategy to significantly increase the number of telecom and cloud providers available to customers, enabling Internet peering and leveraging industry-changing interconnection ecosystems. This proprietary and innovative technology was honored by DataCenter Dynamics as the 2014 Outsourced Innovation of the Year.
Before joining CyrusOne in 2012, Josh spent the previous 12 years as Vice President of Business Development at Terremark, a global Data Center and Cloud services provider acquired by Verizon in 2011. There he developed new business in emerging markets and drove all business related to peering and interconnection throughout the company’s portfolio. Beyond his previous role at Terremark, and his current role at CyrusOne, he is currently affiliated with industry-leading organizations such as the Open Internet Exchange Association, the North American Network Operators Group (NANOG), Réseaux IP Européens (RIPE), the European Internet Exchange Association (Euro-IX), and the Global Peering Forum (GPF), a joint venture that he co-founded with Equinix, AMS-IX, DE-CIX, and LINX.
Josh serves on the Global Peering Forum Board of Directors, the Open-IX Board of Directors, the McLaren Car Club Board of Directors and the Austin Waldorf School Board of Trustees. He resides in Austin, Texas with his wife, two daughters, two dogs and a flock of chickens.