BAM Digital Realty appointed CB Velayuthan as CEO
BAM Digital Realty, a joint venture between Brookfield Infrastructure and Digital Realty announced the appointment of CB Velayuthan (“CB”) as its Chief Executive Officer.
In July 2023, BAM Digital Realty shared that Reliance Industries will be joining this entity as an equal partner to form a 3-way joint venture. This transaction, which is currently under regulatory approval will operate under the brand name “Digital Connexion: A Brookfield, Jio and Digital Realty Company” when finalized. CB will helm this joint venture entity as CEO to lead and drive the growth of the platform and deliver the value proposition of the three shareholders to the Indian market.
In this role, CB will lead the India team to deliver on the digital infrastructure needs of this rapidly growing market. Driven by the Indian government’s Digital India campaign and the high adoption of technologies such as hybrid IT and artificial intelligence, there is an increased need for a global, full product spectrum digital infrastructure provider that can support the capacity and connectivity requirements of cloud service providers, hyper scalers and enterprise customers in India and across the world
CB joins BAM Digital Realty from Equinix, where he successfully steered its business with partners as Global Managing Director, Strategic Alliances. Previously, he led Global Sales for Nokia, driving double-digit revenue growth. He also created a partner business unit and built nationwide telecommunications networks for key operators in the India market, during his time at Nokia.
Serene Nah, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific, Digital Realty, commented, “India presents a significant growth opportunity as it makes forward strides on its digital aspirations. There is a growing need for organizations of all sizes to adopt a strategic digital infrastructure approach and BAM Digital Realty is well set up to deliver on those requirements. We welcome CBto his new leadership role at BAM Digital Realty and look forward to benefiting from his vast experience building platforms and driving partnerships in India.”
CB commented, “India is one of the most dynamic markets in our industry today. I am excited about the opportunity to lead the stellar team at BAM Digital Realty and look forward to building on the strong foundation they have laid and taking it to the next level as we stay focused on serving the current and future technology needs of our clients.”
CB holds an MBA in Global Business from Helsinki School of Economics and an undergraduate degree from Bharathiyar University, India. He will be based in Mumbai, India.
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