Carlos Paulino

Managing Director, Equinix

Carlos Paulino is Equinix’s Managing Director for Portugal, position that he holds since 2017 following the acquisition of the data centre business of Itconic – company that he joined in 2000, being involved in the firm’s business development, leading several projects and becoming a member of the board in 2010. Through Carlos leadership, the Portugal facility became one of the best interconnected data centres in Europe’s West coast.

Carlos has over 25 years of experience in the telecoms and technology sector. He held leadership roles at Maxitel, a telecom company, in Product Development, introducing cutting edge products to the market, and in Customer Services, leading the Customer Support Center to achieve top scores and industry recognition. Earlier in his career Carlos was CTO of Madem, a telecom startup delivering voice and data services to Madeira island.

Carlos has an M.B.A from IESE/AESE Business School, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Lisbon Institute of Engineering, a B.S. in Information Management and a PH.D in IT management from Nova Lisbon University.