30 April 2018
| Jason Mcgee-Abe
Inflect has appointed Jarrett Appleby as its strategic advisor, responsible for driving relationships with the internet infrastructure services industry both in the US and globally.
Industry veteran Appleby, who left Digital Realty on 15 September 2017,
has more than 30 years’ experience, including
C-suite roles in marketing, operations and strategy. Inflect is
a neutral, data-driven marketplace that "makes buying
colocation and network services as easy as booking a flight or
hotel online," the company says.
"Inflect is pleased and honoured to have Jarrett Appleby as
a strategic advisor," said Mike Nguyen, founder and CEO of
Inflect."Jarrett’s leadership in technology
innovation, depth and breadth of relationships, and reputation
are unparalleled and will become an immediate asset to
Inflect’s mission of transforming the way the
colocation and network services industry does business."
Appleby is CEO of the Appleby Strategy Group, LLC, a CEO and
board advisory business for digital infrastructure that works
with leading private equity and technology companies interested
in investment to accelerate growth. Previously, he was COO of
Digital Realty, responsible for corporate strategy and global
operations, including data centre, technical and customer
operations, and global design and construction delivery. He has
also served as COO of CoreSite Realty, where he led the
company's sales and marketing as well as operations,
engineering, and facilities management across eight markets in
the US. In addition, he was CMO of Equinix, and Chief
Strategy and Marketing Officer at both Reliance Globalcom and
"I am very excited to join Inflect as a strategic advisor to
their organisation," commented Appleby.
"Inflect recognises that to create a truly neutral and
global marketplace where buyers and sellers of colocation and
network services require accurate data to simplify selecting
the right internet infrastructure for their business operations
and clients’ requirements. Bridging the gap
between the data centre, network, internet exchanges in
today’s hybrid & multi-cloud environment,
Inflect’s disruptive search and procurement
platform enables companies to seamlessly architect a holistic
connectivity solution that meets their business objectives in
today’s competitive, globalized economy."