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Edgar Van Essen

Managing Director

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Van Essen joined Switch Datacenters five years ago as Managing Director and - together with Gregor Snip (CEO & Co-Founder) - is responsible for the strategic, daily growth of the company. 

Before joining Switch Datacenters, Van Essen was an Executive Vice President leading a large region for a renowned Swiss high tech company. 

Van Essen has a long and successful track record in building out the digital infrastructural markets in EMEA, and has been very successful in implanting new growth strategies across Europe. He holds a Master Degree in Business from Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, and is driven by innovation and smart new business models.