Chris Downie




Chris Downie, CEO at Flexential (USA)

Chris leads Flexential as a proven Chief Executive Officer with deep expertise in the economics, delivery and operations of the data center and hybrid cloud businesses.

He is responsible for setting and managing the strategic priorities that drive profitable growth. Chris joined the company in 2016.

Prior to Flexential, Chris was the Chief Executive Officer of Telx Holdings, a leading interconnection and data center solutions provider based in New York City, New York.

He has over 25 years of combined executive leadership experience in finance and operations, working for Daniels & Associates, BroadStreet Communications and Motient Corporation.

Chris holds a B.A. degree in History from Dartmouth College as well as a M.B.A. degree in International Business from New York University.

Source: Company biography 

This profile is part of the Power 200 published in January 2019 edition of the Data Economy Magazine. The Power 200 is a biannual global list showcasing the 200 personalities around the world who are leading the data centre, cloud and data sectors through charting new innovations or technological breakthroughs, sheer investment or business acumen, or exceptional entrepreneurial skill sets. To access the full 2019’s edition, visite here.