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Chris Downie

Chris Downie

CEO, Flexential

Chris Downie, who joined Flexential in 2016, is responsible for setting and managing the strategic priorities of the company to drive profitability and growth. He is a proven Chief Executive Officer with deep expertise in the economics, delivery and operations in the data center and hybrid IT industries. Chris is a well-known speaker at industry, business, and regional events.

Before Flexential, Chris was Chief Executive Officer at Telx Holdings, a leading interconnection and data center solutions provider based in New York City. He has more than 30 years of executive leadership experience in finance and operations, working for Bear Stearns, Daniels & Associates, BroadStreet Communications and Motient Corporation.

Chris holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Dartmouth College and a master’s degree in International Business from New York University.