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Marvin Wheeler Consulting Executive Director, Open Data Center Alliance
Marvin Wheeler has extensive experience directing corporate initiatives and developing strategic alliances with key corporate partners in order to help companies maintain their position as leading providers of cutting-edge IT solutions for enterprises and Federal government agencies. With an intimate understanding of industry best practices, Marvin is a member of the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) Scoping Subcommittee.
Marvin most recently held the position of Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) at Terremark, where he was responsible for aligning corporate strategies and developing innovative products and services to effectively meet the evolving needs in the complex IT infrastructure market. Prior to being named CSO, Marvin served as Chief Operations Officer and President of Terremark’s U.S. Commercial Business Unit. In that role, he was responsible for planning, deploying and maintaining the industry-leading multi-vendor technology used within Terremark's global facilities around the world.
Before joining Terremark, Mr. Wheeler spent 24 years at BellSouth managing data center and WAN/LAN Operations, in addition to directing some of the largest and most critical 24/7 operations centers in the Southeastern U.S.. He has vast experience with key operational processes such as provisioning, maintenance, change management and network reliability.
Mr. Wheeler graduated from the University of Florida, where he earned a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing.
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