Dave Leonard

Chief Data Center Officer
ViaWest

As Chief Data Center Officer, Dave Leonard leads the Colocation line of business which is approximately 2/3 of ViaWest’s revenue.  Dave manages the P&L, directs data center engineering and operations, and oversees the design and construction of new data centers and data center expansions  He is also responsible for defining the standards and practices for operation of ViaWest’s data centers and for strategy and positioning of the data center colocation product lines.

Prior to ViaWest, Leonard founded Critical Infrastructure Consulting LLC., and was the Chief Technology Officer of Infocrossing for nine years. He was also the Chief Technology Officer for (i)Structure, a division of Level(3) Communications which Infocrossing later acquired. Prior to that, Leonard was Chief Technology Officer of Corporate Express, Inc. based in Broomfield, Colorado.