AJ Byers

CEO
Root Data Center

With 20 years of experience in the data center industry, AJ has proven skills in business transformation and growth.  During his short tenure at ROOT, he has assembled a team of data centre elite, and built Canada’s largest wholesale data centre. 

Recently, as president of Rogers Data Centers he led the team in the development of one of Canada’s largest data center service companies with 15 centers nationally.

As executive VP of Primus, he guided its transition from a legacy telecom provider to a full solution technology services organization. He has also long been a pioneering force in the industry. As COO at Magma Communications, he was instrumental in building one of Canada’s first internet data centers.