EVP Ecosystem Development & Evangelism
Mark Thiele’s responsibilities at SUPERNAP International include identifying partners for the SUPERNAP ecosystem, consulting with customers and providing industry thought leadership. Mark’s insights on the next generation of technological innovations, and how these technologies speak to client needs and solutions are invaluable. He shares his enthusiasm and passion for technology and how it impacts daily life and business on local, national and world stages.
Mark has a long history of IT leadership specifically in the areas of team development, infrastructure, and data centers. Over a 20 plus year career, he’s demonstrated that IT infrastructure can be improved to drive innovation, increase efficiency and reduce cost and complexity.
Prior to joining SUPERNAP, Mark was Director of Data Center Strategy and Engineering Business Ops at vmware. He is also founder and president of Data Center Pulse, a not-for-profit group focused on improving efficiency in data centers and providing a voice for the owner/operators.
Mark is an advisor to venture firms and start-ups, and is a globally-recognized speaker at premier industry events. He is listed as a “Top 100 Cloud” and “Top 10 Data Center” blogger. His SwitchSCRIBE blog is an industry go-to resource.