Blog Author

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.

Blog entries by Bob DeSantis

December 23, 2020

365 Data Centers’ CEO Reflects on 2020

In 2020, 365 expanded into new markets and added to its IaaS facilities and services while focusing on the safety of its customers, employees and financial resources during the pandemic.

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April 30, 2020

Message from 365’s CEO Recognizing Essential Employees

As essential employees of an essential services business, our data center and NOC/CSC professionals continue to make the commitment and sacrifices required to enable you to entrust your IT infrastructure requirements to 365. Join us in thanking our essential employees!

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December 21, 2018

5 Key Factors in Selecting Your Law Firm’s Data Center Solutions Provider

Deciding on a data center solutions provider for your company can be a daunting experience for anyone, but those working in the legal profession should be especially attentive to the latest trends in the IT industry. As your law firm begins the process of selecting a vendor to suit its IT requirements, here are five key factors to consider.

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November 08, 2018

365 Data Centers’ Southeast Florida Network Upgrades

We’re excited to inform our current and prospective customers that we remain on schedule with our 2018 plan by making a significant investment in our Southeast Florida network infrastructure.

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