John directs activity for Sabey Data Centers’ three million square feet of mission critical space held in the current portfolio, as well as new development, acquisition and the creation of new service offerings. He also serves as Senior Vice President of Real Estate for Sabey Corporation, overseeing the commercial real estate portfolio comprising office and medical technology space. His business career started in Chicago with Prudential Real Estate Investors and he joined Sabey Corporation in 1995.
Rob Rockwood serves as President of Sabey Data Centers and has been with the company for four years. Prior to joining Sabey, he served at CoreSite from 2001-2014 finishing as a Senior Vice President and General Manager.
After graduating from West Point and serving in the US Army, Rob earned master’s degrees in construction management and public administration from the University of Illinois and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, respectively. Rob draws on his training and experience as a soldier and business leader to build teams that create the very best opportunities for customers and employees to grow and prosper.
He lives with his wife Meg in Northern Virginia.
Chief Revenue Officer
Tim is responsible for Sabey’s national go-to-market strategy. His organization drives leasing of Sabey’s expanding data center portfolio of over 300 MW across five campuses – including Ashburn, VA, Seattle, WA, New York, NY and Central WA. Tim joined Sabey in 2012 and his ability to build an organization capable of communicating the most efficient possible solutions to customers’ capacity requirements has fueled Sabey’s growth.
Sr. Vice President Data Center Operations
John brings 15 years of management experience to the operations of Sabey’s data center portfolio – with no incidence of facility downtime. In addition to all day-to-day operations, start-ups and transitions, John is responsible for developing the conceptual bases of design and operations for data centers, managing client relationships, overseeing construction projects, and planning for electrical utility capacity.
Vice President, General Manager of Intergate.Seattle
John Ford is an information and telecommunications professional with 25 years of industry intelligence gained through extensive experience in executive management, technical sales, marketing and data center design for enterprise customers and data carriers.
Appointed as Vice-President of Sabey Data Centers in 2010, John is also now the General Manager for Intergate.Seattle, Sabey Data Centers largest campus and is responsible for managing that campus and developing business for a wide variety of verticals including large enterprise clients, government agencies, telecommunication carriers, financial, healthcare and media companies. He also participates in technical aspects of Sabey’s product mix and works closely with the Operations Team to keep Sabey Data Center designs current and responsive to its clients. He joined Sabey in 2004 as a consultant and was brought into the company as the Director of Technology Real Estate in 2005.
Prior to joining Sabey Data Centers, John served as Director of Network Facilities for Terabeam Corporation, a rapidly growing free-space optics company; prior to that he was National Program Manager at Verizon with responsibility for all communication infrastructure programs for the Boeing Company. Previously, he was Regional Manager for Kent Datacomm, a fast-growing public company selling computer networking equipment.
John is an active member of the Uptime Network Institute, AFCOM Western Washington chapter and 7×24 Exchange.
Managing Director, Sales
Dan has primary responsibility for sales and leasing at our Intergate.Manhattan data center located at 375 Pearl Street in New York City. In addition, he leverages the entire Sabey Data Center portfolio to meet his customers’ requirements beyond the New York market.
Vice President of Leasing
Stuart has over twenty years of experience in the provision of nearly every type of data center and related telecom service including managed services, colocation, IP, CDN, bandwidth optimization, network design and deployment, hosting, and storage.
Vice President of Leasing
Bobby focuses on providing customized data center solutions for global and hyperscale businesses. He has developed a deep understanding of carrier networks and how they serve data center clients. Prior to working for Sabey, Bobby spent almost 18 years working as a Global Account Executive for Century Link and Verizon.
Vice President of Leasing
John is responsible for Sales and Leasing across Sabey’s national data center portfolio. He focuses on leasing, marketing and customer management for a wide range of verticals including Financial Services, Healthcare, Government, Telecommunications, and Enterprise clients.
Shira is responsible for the leasing and marketing of data center space for existing and potential clients. She has multiple years of contract administration experience which she leverages to prepare offers, term sheets, and leases for clients in a variety of industries.