Bob DeSantis - CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Bob DeSantis is an accomplished executive and entrepreneur who has held senior leadership positions in public and private, competitive and regulated companies within the communications, technology, and energy industries. He has been a leader in acquiring, building and growing businesses and arranging for their initial public offerings and other strategic events. Bob’s expertise spans strategy, operations, finance, corporate law, real estate, and mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to becoming the CEO of 365 Data Centers, Bob was the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Xand, which became the leading, privately owned, data center, managed services and cloud services operator in the Northeast prior to its sale to Tierpoint. His previous technology and communications experience includes serving as President and COO of cloud operator Flexisphere, CFO of DSL.net, a nationwide internet service provider, CFO of Electric Lightwave, a metro and long haul fiber business, Executive Vice President of core optical switch manufacturer Tellium, and CFO of Frontier Communications (f/k/a Citizens Communications) during that company’s transformation from a diversified utility to one of the nation’s largest telecommunications companies.
Bob started his career as a Tax Specialist at KPMG and then as a Tax Attorney with GTE Corp. He broadened his professional expertise by serving as President & COO of the Financial Accounting Foundation, the overseer of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), and was named by CPA Magazine as one of the top 100 most influential practitioners.
Bob holds both BSE and MS degrees from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School) and a Juris Doctorate degree from Boston College Law School. He is a Certified Public Accountant and member of the Bars of several state and federal courts.
Steve Weaver - VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES & MARKETING
Steve Weaver joined 365 Data Centers in June of 2015, bringing with him a proven track record of success and over 20 years of sales and management experience in the telecommunication and technology industries. As the company’s sales and marketing leader, Steve is responsible for revenue generation and driving long-term growth for the company. This includes sales, product management, marketing and corporate communications, and business development. He focuses on developing and executing sales strategies, identifying new customer opportunities, managing partnerships and producing results. Prior to joining 365 Data Centers, Steve held senior sales management roles at Global Cloud Xchange (Reliance/Yipes), Harbor Technologies and AmeriQuest Technologies. He successfully developed and led top performing sales teams, attained revenue goals and created relationships of trust and confidence with prospects and customers.
Jason Kiser - VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS
Jason Kiser brings over 15 years of experience in the data center and telecommunications industry in both technical and managerial roles to 365 Data Centers. He is responsible for operations of the company’s 13 data center facilities and customer service support center. Before joining 365 Data Centers, Jason held senior management positions at Equinix and Switch and Data where he was responsible for maintenance, construction, customer deployments and overall operations of multiple locations. He is a proven leader who has built highly motivated teams focused on achieving operational, financial, and technical objectives with a strong customer focus. Jason served in the United States Air Force for eight years, successfully completing a number of operational assignments in various locations. He studied Technology Management at Marist College – Institute for Data Center Professionals, earning seven certifications in the field.