Equinix appoints Cheam Tat Inn as managing director of Malaysia

  • Will lead Equinix’s expansion and growth strategy in Malaysia
  • IT industry veteran with over 30 years of leadership driving business growth

Equinix appoints Cheam Tat Inn as managing director of Malaysia

Equinix, Inc., the world’s digital infrastructure company, announced the appointment of Cheam Tat Inn (pix) as managing director, Equinix Malaysia, with immediate effect. 

In a statement, the company said Cheam will lead Equinix’s expansion and growth strategy in Malaysia, including the recently announced KL1 and JH1 International Business Exchange® (IBX®) data centers in Kuala Lumpur and Johor respectively. Based in Kuala Lumpur, Cheam reports to Jeremy Deutsch, president, Equinix Asia-Pacific.

“We are excited to have Cheam join Equinix and lead our business strategy in Malaysia,” said Deutsch. “His deep knowledge of the Malaysian landscape and proven track record of success in helping customers embrace new technologies will be invaluable as we expand our digital infrastructure and ecosystems in Malaysia to accelerate customers’ digital transformation journey.”

Cheam is an IT industry veteran with over three decades of experience in driving business growth and has held key leadership roles at leading technology companies, including SAS, The Center of Applied Data Science (CADS), EMC, Sun Microsystems, Nortel Networks, and Compaq Computers.  

He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Henley Business School, UK. 

Cheam commented: “With 25 years of experience in operating world-class carrier-neutral data centers globally, Equinix is well-positioned to support Malaysia’s vision of becoming a digital nation. I look forward to working with the team to expand our footprint in Malaysia and helping our customers capitalise on the opportunities presented by the digital economy.”


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