Mitchell Fonseca

Chief Development Officer, Cyxtera Technologies

Mitch Fonseca leads Cyxtera’s operational and support teams responsible for Site Operations, Engineering & Construction, Real Estate, Product Management and Service Delivery. With over 15 years of experience in Data Centers and Digital Infrastructure, Fonseca has experience in product management, operations, sales, finance and business development.

Most recently, Fonseca served as Sr Director of Strategy and Operations at General Electric, where he helped develop GE’s long-term datacenter and cloud strategy and headed GE’s datacenter operation teams.

Prior to GE, he joined Digital Realty, through their acquisition of Telx. At Digital Realty, Fonseca served as Director of Global Product Management for Colocation and Services. There he managed Digital Realty’s retail colocation product within North American, Europe and Asia; driving increased profitability to a wholesale datacenter footprint.

Prior to Digital Realty, Fonseca served in positions of increasing seniority at Terremark, and later Verizon, from 2005 until January 2015 – most recently as Director of Product Management for Verizon Terremark. In that role, he was responsible for the development and management of colocation and network products within the datacenter, as well as market intel and pricing for all datacenter products.

Fonseca received his bachelor’s in Computer Science from Wittenberg University and his master’s in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University.