NetApp appoints Stephen Smith to board of directors
Mr. Smith joined Equinix in 2007 from Hewlett-Packard Company, where he served as senior vice president of HP Services.
There he was responsible for managing the organization’s Consulting and Integration, Managed Services, and Technology Deployment and Support business groups.
Before joining HP, Mr. Smith served as vice president of Global Professional and Managed Services at Lucent Technologies.
He also held various management and sales positions during his 16 years with Electronic Data Systems (EDS) Corporation, including chief sales officer and president of EDS Asia-Pacific and president of EDS Western Region.
At EDS, his roles spanned sales, business development, operations, acquisition-driven integration, and managing international growth.
Mr. Smith also had a successful eight-year career in the U.S. Army, where, among other roles, he was aide-de-camp to the office of the commander in chief of the U.S. Armed Forces in the Pacific.
Mr. Smith graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and holds a bachelor of science degree in engineering. ■