Jeff Monroe

CEO, Verne Global

Jeff is a veteran of the data center industry and has developed some of the largest and most sophisticated data centers in the industry, with a total value exceeding $1.8 billion USD. He was a co-founder of the DuPont Fabros Technology wholesale data center business and served as Managing Director, responsible for developing and implementing the wholesale operational model. Jeff was instrumental in all aspects of the business, including data center strategy, acquisitions, design, construction, operations, leasing, and business development.

Prior to Dupont Fabros, he was Vice President of Real Estate, Design, Construction and Director of Operations for AboveNet Communications, responsible for the deployment of 24 class A domestic and international technical facilities and the operations that supported more than five hundred collocation customers. Jeff also managed the build-out of some of the largest technical projects in the United States, including the National Archives’ 1.7 million square foot storage facility, the headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), including the primary IRS data center, and the primary data centers for America Online.

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