Recently named one of the most influential thought leaders in the edge computing industry by Data Economy Magazine, Josh serves as Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at EdgeMicro. His groundbreaking work in creating the peering and interconnection infrastructure was fundamental to building the internet we depend on today.
Previously, Josh was VP and General Manager of Interconnection at CyrusOne, supporting its growth into the third largest data center company in North America. His team created the CyrusOne National IX strategy, which significantly increased the telecom and cloud connectivity options for customers. This proprietary technology was honored by Datacenter Dynamics as the 2014 Outsourced Innovation of the Year.
Prior to joining CyrusOne, Josh served VP of Business Development and Interconnection at Terremark, a global datacenter and cloud services provider acquired by Verizon in 2011. There, he developed emerging markets and drove all business related to peering and interconnection throughout the company’s portfolio.
Josh serves on the board of directors for the Global Peering Forum and the McLaren Car Club, as well as the board of trustees for the Austin Waldorf School. He is also affiliated with the Open Internet Exchange Associations, the North American Network Operators Group (NANOG), Reseaux IP Europeans (RIPE), and the European Internet Exchange Association (Euro-IX).