EdgeConneX appoints CTO

11 August 2015 |


EdgeConneX has appointed Don MacNeil as its chief technical officer (CTO).

MacNeil holds more than 25 years’ experience in network technology, and leaves his position as chief operating officer at XO Communications for the role at EdgeConneX.

 A veteran of the US Navy, MacNeil has vast experience in network architecture and design, network engineering, access and optimisation, customer operations as well as product.

“Don’s continued success in driving company strategy and visibility, coupled with an exceptional ability to bring to market industry-leading services, will prove instrumental to EdgeConneX during this time of rapid expansion and growth,” Randy Brouckman, CEO at EdgeConneX.

MacNeil will be responsible for the development of EdgeConneX’s technology vision, as well as driving Edge innovations and infrastructure to additional verticals and geographies.

“EdgeConneX is a fast-growing, incredible innovative company and I am honoured to help drive their strategic technical vision of improving internet connectivity at the Edge,” MacNeil said.

“As CTO, I look forward to further expanding our network of Edge Data Centers around the world while continuing to introduce additional products and services that facilitate the fastest and most reliable physical delivery of content and applications to the EdgeConneX internet of everywhere.”