Equinix Promotes Nicole Collins to Chief Transformation Officer
As CTrO, Collins will be responsible for driving transformation initiatives for the business, while balancing
- Collins joined
Equinixin 2021 as Vice President, Go to Market Transformation, driving overall transformation and sales acceleration efforts across all functions of the Go to Market organization. In this capacity, she has led, guided and supported multiple initiatives through the design and implementation of targeted change strategies.
- Prior to joining
Equinix, Collins served in a variety of leadership positions over a span of eight years at VMware. As Vice President, Cloud Sales, Transformation and Operations, she was responsible for cloud sales acceleration and execution, operational optimization, scaling to land and expand core SaaS products, and driving sales transformation efforts across the organization to scale VMware's business and SaaS platform. As Vice President, Global Sales Transformation, Operations and Planning - Commercial and Channels, she was responsible for planning and driving key strategies and sales across the Worldwide Channel and Commercial organizations at VMware. As part of this role, she also analyzed and recommended expansion opportunities, competitive threats, internal business performance and business process improvement.
- Prior to VMware, Collins was Executive Director, Global Sales at
Dell. Throughout her 12-year tenure at Dell, she was responsible for multiple sales organizations across the global, mid-market and public sectors. She led large global sales teams inclusive of acquisition sales, inside sales, technical sales and specialist sales.
- With a strong commitment to building company culture, Collins helped lead executive mentoring programs at both
Delland VMWare and has been a strong advocate for diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Charles Meyers, President and Chief Executive Officer, Equinix
"As Equinix continues to strengthen our market leading position as the world's digital infrastructure company, Nicole will play a key role in leading our Transformation Office. Central to this will be the development of centers of excellence that will help advance our 2022 corporate objectives and deliver on the multi-year transformational priorities supporting the growth of our data center business and acceleration of our digital services business. I look forward to her joining our senior executive team."
Nicole Collins, Chief Transformation Officer, Equinix
"I am honored to move into this new role at an important time in the company's history. As chief transformation officer, I look forward to building the transformational structures that advance the
Equinixpurpose of being the platform where the world comes together, enabling the innovations that enrich our work, our life and our planet."
This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from expectations discussed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to, the challenges of acquiring, operating and constructing IBX® data centers and developing, deploying and delivering
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