Gerard Thibault Joins Kao Data as CTO
KAO Data has appointed Gerard Thibault as Chief Technical Officer (CTO) to oversee the final commissioning of the Kao Data Campus in Harlow, Essex and deliver the platform for further expansion. Mr. Thibault joins Kao Data after an 11-year career at industry leader, Digital Realty, where he had responsibility for the design and implementation of over 150MW of data centre space across 24-sites globally.
As CTO, Gerard will lead the design strategy at Kao Data, working closely with the delivery and operations team led by Paul Finch, COO. Key to the appointment is his experience in developing long-term sustainability solutions using the cutting-edge design, focused on customer technology requirements. The first data centre building – Kao London One – remains on target for a mid-December launch.