As the director of business development, Eric is responsible for developing the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and SDWAN ecosystem for Equinix Asia Pacific.
Eric has more than 20 years of management experience in the IT sector including backgrounds in networking, managed services and cloud services. Prior to Equinix, Eric held marketing management roles with Cisco Systems in Hong Kong. He earned a Cisco company award for “Accelerating Market Transitions”, enabling service providers migrate from traditional managed services to a cloud based model. Prior to Cisco, Eric had various senior roles in technical design, applications engineering and business line marketing with Intel Corporation in California USA.
Eric is also active in the Asia Pacific technology arena. He is currently executive committee member and treasurer of the Asia Cloud Computing Association, and also a committee member of the Hong Kong Information Technology Industry Council.
Eric has a MBA from Duke University Fuqua School of Business and a Bachelor Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison.