John Doherty




John Doherty, CFO, Interxion, Netherlands

As CFO, Doherty is responsible for providing leadership around Interxion’s corporate strategy and development activities and overall financial operations.

He joined Interxion in November 2018, bringing with him more than 25 years of experience in key leadership roles at the U.S.-based telecoms firm, Verizon.

He most recently served as SVP of Corporate Development, and Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Verizon Ventures, and was CFO of four different Verizon business units.

With his deep expertise in the technology and telecoms industries, as well as a wealth of experience in managing and developing global and early-stage businesses from a financial and strategic perspective, Doherty is Interxion’s secret weapon and point of guidance as the business continue on its ambitious growth plans.

He holds a degree in economics from Stonybrook University in New York.


This profile is part of the “Finvest 50: The 50 Global Finance Leaders in Data Centres” published in the June 2019 edition of the Data Economy Magazine. The Finvest 50 is a biannual global list showcasing the 50 personalities around the world who are leading the data centre industry through charting new innovations or breakthroughs, sheer investment or business acumen, exceptional entrepreneurial skill sets, expertise and experience, reach and overall achievements. To access the full 2019’s edition, visite here.