Daniel (“Dan”) Papes joined Digital Realty in October 2016 as Senior Vice President, Global Sales & Marketing. He oversees sales, leasing and marketing efforts across the organization.
Prior to joining Digital Realty, Dan served as Executive Vice President for North America at Unify, formerly Siemens Networking Systems, managing all aspects of that business until its acquisition by Atos in 2016. At Unify, he established a new leadership team and led significant growth in sales, revenue and profitability. Before joining Unify, Dan was with Westcon Group as Senior Vice President, Global Cloud and Data Center Services. Previously, he held senior leadership positions over a 27-year career with IBM, primarily in the outsourcing and managed services business, including Vice President of Global Cloud Services Sales and Vice President of Global Telecommunications Industry Sales. He began his career as a sales representative at IBM.
Dan received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vanderbilt University.