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Regional Management: Americas



Jon Lin

President, AMER

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 largest 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.

Arquelle Shaw

Arquelle Shaw

Senior Vice President of Sales, Americas

Arquelle Shaw joined Equinix as Senior Vice President of Americas Sales in 2019. In this role, she is responsible for leading sales strategy and growth for Equinix in the Americas.

Arquelle is an accomplished sales leader with extensive technology, operational and organisational leadership experience across global, national and regional markets. She has held leadership roles at Accenture, American Express and AT&T where she led multi-billion dollar sales and customer service organisations responsible for building integrated technology solutions to help clients transform their businesses. Arquelle has a passion for building client-centric, solution-driven sales organisations that help clients to achieve critical business objectives.

In addition to her extensive career experience, Arquelle has participated in sales and leadership programs at Wharton School of Business and USC’s Marshall School of Business.

Eduardo Carvalho

Eduardo Carvalho

Regional Managing Director, Americas

Mr Carvalho graduated in Business Administration at the Catholic University of Campinas, and been active in the IT/Telecommunications market since 1999. He joined ALOG in 2005 as Head of Sales and became COO in 2012. In 2013, he was promoted to Country Manager and is currently responsible for the entire operation of Alog Equinix in Brazil and Latin America. Throughout his career, he has increased his expertise on leading in courses at Kellogg School of Management, Columbia Business School and Haas School of Business.