Chris Thames

Christopher is responsible for critical facilities operations at NTT Global Data Centers Americas and has over 18 years of experience in mission critical facilities operations and management.  He has direct responsibility over data center operations, staffing, capacity planning, design and construction, infrastructure delivery services, and data center security.

Previous to joining NTT Global Data Centers Americas, Christopher was the Regional Technical Operations Manager, Mid-Atlantic, for Digital Realty (NYSE:DLR); Central and East Operations Manager at CB Richard Ellis; and a Lead Technician at Washington Group International.

From 1994 to 2000, Christopher was enlisted in the US Navy where he qualified senior in rate, Chief Reactor Auxiliaries Operator, while serving onboard the USS Enterprise where he was responsible for the daily mechanical operations of the nuclear power plant.

Christopher successfully graduated from the Naval Nuclear Power Program on April 12th, 1996, and received US Department of Energy certification.  Christopher also received a distinguished award for personal excellence at Nuclear Power Training Unit, Charleston, SC.

Christopher is a member of the 7x24 Exchange.