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Eugene Bergen President, Equinix EMEA Equinix

Eugene Bergen Henegouwen joined Equinix in 2013 as Senior Vice President of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa and in 2019 became President of the region. In this role he oversees the management, strategy, and growth for Equinix in EMEA. In his previous role as SVP of Sales for EMEA Mr. Bergen tripled revenues in five years. To drive this growth, he regionalized network sales, developed a regional corporate sales team and developed a channel organization all while ensuring his team could speak the language of the customer and understand their business needs. He has a passion for developing talent and mentoring career paths. During his tenure as a sales leader he brought in a substantial number of high performers to key sales leadership positions who have been key drivers of Equinix’s success in EMEA. Prior to joining Equinix, Mr. Bergen was Executive Vice President and Managing Director of EMEA for the leading global mobile technology firm Syniverse Inc. He held top-level positions in high technology companies in the U.S. and the Netherlands, including serving as CEO for IMC in Boston and as CEO for AVIO Digital Inc. based in Redwood City. He had also held senior-level management positions with Philips Business Electronics and Philips Telecommunications and Data Systems. Mr. Bergen holds both Master's and Bachelor's Degrees in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. Since 2017 he is a board member of the leading 3D desktop printing company Ultimaker.