RagingWire Executive Leadership

Douglas Adams
Douglas S. Adams, President and CEO

Doug Adams is President and CEO of RagingWire Data Centers, Inc. He has 25+ years of leadership experience in the high technology and consumer packaged goods industries. Doug was part of the founding executive team that started RagingWire in the year 2000.

During his tenure at RagingWire, Doug has made significant contributions to the company by winning new customers, expanding RagingWire's data center footprint, delivering innovative colocation products, and establishing the strategic partnership with NTT Communications. As president, Doug has executive responsibility for corporate strategy, sales and marketing, data center design and engineering, construction, operations, product development, customer engagement, and information technology.

Prior to RagingWire, Doug was Vice President of Sales and Marketing and General Manager, for NEC Technologies, Inc. with executive responsibility for sales, marketing, technical support, and customer service for NEC's magnetic and optical data storage products. He started his career with Mars, Inc., in sales and business development roles, ultimately rising to senior management through successes in category management, applying technology to the sales environment, and developing communications and project management best practices.

Mr. Adams has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration-Marketing from the University of Southern California.

Joel Stone
Joel Stone, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Joel Stone is the Chief Operating Officer at RagingWire responsible for Critical Facilities Engineering, Design and Construction, and Data Center Operations, which includes Quality Assurance, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Design and Development, Safety, Electrical and Mechanical Construction, Critical Facilities Operations, Infrastructure Service Delivery, and Security.

Mr. Stone is a proven operations leader in the data center, IT infrastructure, and telecommunications industries. Prior to joining RagingWire, Joel was Vice President of Global Data Center Operations for CenturyLink, responsible for 60 data centers around the world and a global team of 600 people. Before CenturyLink, Joel was Group Operations Director at Global Switch in London, one of the largest wholesale data center providers in Europe, and spent nine years at Microsoft responsible for 16 data centers in North America with 300,000 servers, storage area networks (SANs), and network devices, and a team of nearly 500 internal and external resources.

Joel holds a Bachelor of Science degree in General Business Administration, with a minor in Computer Science from Tennessee Temple University.