Derrick Cardenas is Verizon’s Director of Products for Data Center Services. He is responsible for developing and growing Verizon’s global colocation businesses. This includes aligning Verizon’s Data Center Strategy to address the needs of Verizon’s broader solution set; including Cloud, Managed Hosting, Network, Security, etc.

Prior to his current position, Derrick maintained various leadership roles within Terremark (which was acquired by Verizon in 2011).  These positions included Sales, Operations, Engineering, and Product Management.  In addition, his 25 year tenure includes other industry leading technology companies such as at&t and Nortel.

Derrick is a graduate of the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration.