A veteran entrepreneur and builder in the data center industry, Jake focuses on new approaches to improve infrastructure deployment for IT and sustainable energy. Jake has over 30 years of experience building and operating data centers and mission critical infrastructure for companies such as Skanska, IBM, Telus, Goldman Sachs and other industry leaders. As Founder and CEO of Endeavour, Jake is overseeing the rollout of a new generation of grid-interactive edge infrastructure.
Frank is an industry veteran in mission critical infrastructure for large scale construction projects who is leading the rapid rollout of the Edged platform in North America. He has led the design and construction of multibillion dollar projects that span a multitude of industries. Frank brings to bear his formidable background in engineering, technology, and infrastructure design — as well as his extensive leadership and project management skills. A few examples of his projects include data centers for eBay, IBM, Royal Bank of Canada, Lenovo, and Telus, and airline terminals for John F. Kennedy International and Laguardia Airports.
Jack is a top data center design expert whose career spans 40 years of developing data centers and critical infrastructure projects, including some of the most secure and high-profile centers that exist today. He has built projects whose value amounts to over 2.5 billion dollars, covering almost every major industry, including banks, telecom, insurance, and hospitals. He brings extensive experience in electrical and mechanical, control and computer systems, cost control and construction to the Edged platform.
Elda leads Site Development for the Edged Platform. She is a civil engineer with extensive experience in data center construction management with a focus on project controls, cost, and quality management. Having worked with data centers and IT implementation for over 15 years, Elda deeply understands how the business, products, and systems fit together—and how to get optimal results. Her past experience includes work with Fortune 100 data centers, aviation, pharmaceutical and banking industries.
Paul is a senior executive with 35+ years’ experience in data center critical systems design, construction, operations, and managing operations budgets greater than 100 million dollars annually. He is an industry leader who has worked on both the enterprise client side and the data center colocation organizational side. This has put Paul in the unique position to bridge conversations and deliver innovative change, which he has repeatedly done during his tenures at Morgan Stanley, Grubb & Ellis, Goldman Sachs, and several major data center companies.
Tarek is a seasoned finance, project controls and risk management expert with over 4 billion dollars of design/build/finance work experience. He provides a focus on program setup, forecasting, risk monitoring and resolution combined with over a decade of experience, making Tarek an in-demand manager for complex infrastructure development and data center projects.
Christian is a senior sales professional with 20+ years of sales and marketing experience in IT infrastructure. He has spent his career involved in many areas of IT, including data center infrastructure, site selection, deep network background, new market development, and business case development. He holds a unique background successfully supporting sales for hyperscale and Fortune 100 Enterprise.
Ron is a business development executive for mission-critical facilities with over 15 years in the data center industry. In this highly technical field, he brings a personal approach, the ability to understand situations quickly, and an unsurpassed level of industry knowledge that enable him to develop relationships and complete deals.
An aerospace engineer by training, Valerie has unique expertise in working with utilities to deploy large amounts of power for data centers, as well as establishing reliable backup power. Working at Arizona’s largest energy provider for seven years, Valerie developed a deep understanding of DERs, microgrid management, design, and end-user operations. As a result, she possesses a keen ability to manage complex projects and budgets, and to identify cost-savings opportunities. In addition, her technical knowledge enables her to provide crucial project support along the way.
Laurence is a leading expert in construction management for data centers. He possesses a deep knowledge of technology, construction methods, and team management that he’s developed over almost 40 years in the industry. In his role at Edged, Laurence heads up construction and oversight for the company’s data centers — guaranteeing the highest standards of safety and quality while managing cost control.
A veteran entrepreneur and builder in the data center industry, Jake focuses on new approaches to improve infrastructure deployment for IT and sustainable energy. Jake has over 30 years of experience building and operating data centers and mission critical infrastructure for companies such as Skanska, IBM, Telus, Goldman Sacs and other industry leaders. As Founder and CEO of Endeavour, Jake is overseeing the rollout of a new generation of grid-interactive edge infrastructure.