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Jarrett Appleby

Jarrett Appleby

Chief Operating Officer

Jarrett Appleby joined Digital Realty in April 2015 as the company’s first Chief Operating Officer and is responsible for corporate strategy and global operations, including property and technical operations; design and construction; EMEA and APAC operations; and product management and development.

Jarrett has more than 25 years of experience as a technology leader, spanning strategy, corporate development, sales and marketing, and global operations, including several executive leadership roles in the data center and telecommunications industry. Immediately prior to joining Digital Realty, he served as founder and CEO of the Appleby Group, an independent consultancy advising private equity and technology companies. Previously, Jarrett was Chief Operating Officer of CoreSite Realty from 2012 to 2014, and Chief Marketing Officer of Equinix from 2008 to 2012.

He received Bachelor of Arts and MBA degrees from Lehigh University.