John is responsible for setting and executing the strategic direction for the legal and corporate governance function at EdgeCore, and for ensuring customers experience a simple, straightforward contracting process. John has worked with leading data center providers since 2007, during which time he developed an intimate understanding of the critical nuances required to efficiently negotiate and close data center transactions.
John joins EdgeCore following nearly six years as Vice President and Associate General Counsel at Digital Realty and nearly seven years in the same role at DuPont Fabros Technology where he oversaw a high-performing team of in-house commercial attorneys; negotiated a wide variety of technology and real estate agreements, including data center leasing and licensing transactions, acquisition and disposition of real property for development of data centers, renewable power transactions and joint venture agreements; and managed litigation and regulatory issues. Prior to this, John worked in private practice at the law firm Cooley LLP, where he was a Senior Associate Attorney in the real estate transactions group.
John earned a B.A. in Political Science from Villanova University and a J.D. from William & Mary Law School.