Network Strategy APAC
Robert Davidson joined Digital Realty in 2019, and currently serves as the Network Strategy Lead for Asia Pacific. Based in Hong Kong, he has over 24 years of international leadership experience deploying and operating global networks across Europe, The Americas and Asia Pacific in industries such as Telecommunications and Engineering. Prior to joining Digital Realty, Robert served as the CenturyLink Director of International Operations and Network, where he held various Engineering and Operations leadership roles. Robert was with Qwest Communications in the 2000s where he was responsible for building their global infrastructure. Additionally, under his leadership, Robert has proven his expertise by turning around a negative cash flow business unit under 5 years, and ultimately contributing to the reorganization of Qwest's International operations. Robert was also responsible for the deployment of the Iridium Data Services offering where he previously served as a Senior Engineer. Globally, Robert is a well-established leader who is equipped with broad technical and operations abilities. He has extensive hands-on experience in pre-sales, service delivery and assurance for complex international solutions, and continues to lead the regional network strategy today in Digital Realty. Robert graduated from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, USA with a Bachelor degree in Philosophy.