Senior Vice President IT and Operations Support
Adriaan has held senior management positions in the IT and Telecom industry for a number of years.
For the past year Adriaan ran Interxion’s UK business. Before that Adriaan was Executive Vice President at Colt responsible for their global Data Centre footprint. Before Colt, Adriaan spent 11 years at Telecity Group plc, the last 7 years as the Managing Director of the UK & Ireland operation for Telecity Group plc where he significantly grew the business. Preceding Adriaan’s tenure in the UK, he ran the Dutch operation of data centre operator Redbus Interhouse and was a founder and Managing Director of the Dutch subsidiary of Teles AG, a Berlin headquartered provider of telecoms and data com products.
He studied Information Sciences at the University of Applied Sciences in The Hague and holds marketing certificates NIMA A and NIMA B from the Netherlands Institute of Marketing. In addition to his formal roles, Adriaan is also Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Data Centre Alliance, a European industry association for the data centre industry.