As the Director of Business Development at Equinix Asia Pacific, Eric is responsible for developing the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem which encompasses device connectivity, data aggregation, insight analytics and artificial intelligence. 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 Asia Pacific marketing management roles with Cisco Systems in Hong Kong focused on cloud computing services and business models. Prior to Cisco, Eric had roles in technical component design, systems engineering and business line marketing with Intel Corporation in California, USA.
Eric is active in the technology industry – he is currently Exco and Chair of the Asia Cloud Computing Association (ACCA, https://www.asiacloudcomputing.org/) and also a committee member of the Hong Kong Information Technology Industry Council. Eric has an MBA from Duke University Fuqua School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Wisconsin-Madison USA.