Head of Network Strategy | Digital Realty Asia Pacific
Robert Davidson joined Digital Realty in 2019, and currently serves as Head of Network Strategy, APAC. Based in Hong Kong, he has over 25 years of international leadership experience deploying and operating global networks across Europe, The Americas and Asia Pacific in industries such as Telecommunications and Engineering.
Prior to joining Digital Realty, Robert has held various Engineering and Operations leadership roles and most recently, Robert was with CenturyLink Communications where he was responsible for building their global telecommunications infrastructure outside of the continental US. Additionally, under his leadership, Robert has proven his expertise by turning around a negative cash flow business unit under 5 years, and ultimately contributing to the reorganization of CenturyLink’s International operations. Robert was also responsible for the deployment of the Iridium Data Services offering where he previously served as a Senior Engineer. Robert started his telecommunications career at BellCore in New Jersey, rising to the tole of Senior Engineer before leaving to join Iridium.
Globally, Robert is a well-established leader who is equipped with broad technical and operations abilities. He has extensive hands-on experience in pre-sales, service delivery and assurance for complex international solutions, and continues to lead the regional network strategy today in Digital Realty. Robert graduated from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, USA with a Bachelor degree in Philosophy.
Expertise: Network Strategy, Leadership, Planning Engineering, Operations Management, Business Development, Regional Network Expansion