Jon Lin, President of Americas, oversees business strategy and growth for Equinix in the Americas, the company’s largest region by revenue. He was appointed in 2019 after more than a decade with the company, holding senior leadership positions in marketing and strategy.
As President, Americas, Jon oversaw the $1B acquisition of Bell data centers in Canada, as well as the acquisition of Axtel data centers in Mexico. Jon also led the acquisition of Packet, a leading bare metal automation platform.
While leading corporate development, Jon drove two of the most significant transactions in the data center industry with Verizon and Infomart. Jon enjoys bringing customers, technology and infrastructure together, and he is instrumental in the continued development of Equinix’s cloud connectivity strategy.
He has experience spanning strategy, product, engineering, sales engineering and professional services, having held leadership roles at Tata Communications and UUNET/Verizon.
Jon graduated from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, where he studied biology and computer science.