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Kao Data Hires New Sales Head To Spearhead Its Evolving Growth

almost 2 years ago by Lucy Cinder

Kao Data Hires New Sales Head To Spearhead Its Evolving Growth

Data Centre

Kao Data has appointed Spencer Lamb as vice president of sales and marketing. With over 26 years of experience in data centre growth, high performance computing, artificial Intelligence, cloud services and communications infrastructure, Kao says he’s the ideal hire to lead growth for its 35MW London data centre campus.

He has previously held senior positions at Infinity SDC and Verne Global. Paul Finch, interim CEO and COO of Kao Data, said: “Spencer’s appointment is a significant step towards Kao Data’s customer acquisition strategy. He has the depth of industry experience and appreciates how our evolving product-set and services differentiate Kao from our peers.”

He added: “Spencer brings mentoring capabilities, which will add a further dimension to our sales and marketing teams. As we continue with the next phase of the campus development, his guidance will be crucial to our plans for the foreseeable future.”

Lamb said: “Kao Data provides customers with the ability to scale quickly at a time where demand for data, resilient power and energy efficient data centre space is at an all time high. With our abilities to service HPC and AI applications, and close proximity to the UK financial, pharmaceutical and life sciences industries, Kao is one of the most successful and disruptive new companies to join a maturing market.”

Recently, Kao Data signed a customer contract with EMBL-EBI, the international research infrastructure and global leader in the storage analysis and dissemination of large biological data sets. This was a key development in Kao Data’s strategic goal to become a leading provider of compute capability to the UK’s Life Science community.

The £200m-plus Kao campus provides around 150,000 sq. ft of technical space. Once completed, the site will comprise of four 8.8MW data centres, giving a total of just over 35MW.

source dataeconomy

Industry: Data Centre / Data Center

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