Jon Lin joined Equinix in 2009, holding senior positions in Marketing and Corporate Strategy before being appointed as President of the Americas in 2019. In this role, he oversees the management, strategy and growth for Equinix in the Americas.
In his previous role as Vice President, Corporate Development for the Americas, Mr. Lin was responsible for expansions, real estate and metro strategy for the Americas region, where he led two of the most significant transactions in the data centre industry (Verizon and Infomart totaling $4.5B). He enjoys bringing customers, technology and infrastructure together and was instrumental in the development of Equinix’s cloud connectivity strategy.
Prior to joining Equinix, Mr Lin held various roles in the Internet Infrastructure space with Tata Communications and UUNET/Verizon, spanning Strategy, Product, Engineering, Sales Engineering and Professional Services.
Mr. Lin graduated from The Johns Hopkins University in 1998, where he studied biology and computer science.