Founder and CEO
Sharif Fotouh, an ex Googler, and founder of EdgePoint Systems, now Compass EdgePoint, is a recognized voice across both the information technology and the data center industries. Sharif has more than 10 years of tenure leading large data center and technology teams, and has leveraged that experience to launch Compass EdgePoint. At Google, Sharif founded and led Google Fiber’s national network facilities and deployment engineering program. In previous roles, Sharif has led both data center operations teams as well as global IT implementation projects. Sharif has been featured and presented at numerous data center and technology conferences. He is regarded for his unique perspective from inside, and outside, of the data center industry as well as his trademark irreverence towards traditional status quos.