CyrusOne, a data center REIT, has appointed Jonathan Schildkraut as its new executive vice president and chief strategy officer. Previously, Schildkraut worked at Guggenheim Partners where he served as senior managing director in equity research.
DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CyrusOne (NASDAQ:CONE), a premier global data center REIT, today announced the hiring of Jonathan Schildkraut as the company’s new Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer reporting directly to Gary Wojtaszek, CyrusOne’s Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Mr. Schildkraut will be responsible for helping the company achieve its objective of accelerating growth and becoming the preferred data center provider to the Fortune 1000. He will help refine the company’s digital infrastructure strategy, overseeing new investments, mergers and acquisitions, as well as joint venture arrangements.
Most recently, Mr. Schildkraut served as Senior Managing Director in Equity Research at Guggenheim Partners. There, he was part of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications research team, specifically focusing on communication infrastructure companies in the Data Center, Wireless Tower, Telecom and Fiber industries. Prior to Guggenheim, Mr. Schildkraut worked at Evercore ISI and Jefferies in similar roles. His research has earned him recognition from Forbes, Thomson Reuters and Institutional Investor where he was named a member of the “2016 All-America Research Team”. Prior to working in research, he ran business development for Winstar Communications, a New York based telecom company, and started his career as an investment banker at Salomon Smith Barney. Mr. Schildkraut received his JD and MBA from New York University, and his BA from the University of Michigan.
“I am very excited to be joining CyrusOne, a company led by executives I have known for the better part of the last decade in an industry I have followed for nearly 15 years. I have closely followed the success at CyrusOne over the last several years and, given the backdrop of the rapidly evolving data center and communication infrastructure landscape, believe the company is still in its early growth stage. I believe I can contribute to positioning the company for similar success in the years to come.”
“We are really excited to have Jonathan join the CyrusOne team,” said Wojtaszek. “I have known Jonathan for many years and have been very impressed with his deep understanding of the data center space and broader digital infrastructure industries which combines a broad knowledge of real estate, communication and compute technologies. He is going to be a valuable addition to our company and will be instrumental in helping us accelerate our growth and continue to create shareholder value.”
CyrusOne (NASDAQ:CONE) is a high-growth real estate investment trust (REIT) specializing in highly reliable enterprise-class, carrier-neutral data center properties. The company provides mission-critical data center facilities that protect and ensure the continued operation of IT infrastructure for more than 945 customers, including more than 180 of the Fortune 1000 or equivalent-sized companies.
CyrusOne’s data center offerings provide the flexibility, reliability, and security that enterprise and cloud customers require, and are delivered through a tailored, customer-service-focused platform designed to foster long-term relationships. CyrusOne’s National IX platform provides robust connectivity options to drive revenue, reduce expenses, and improve service quality for enterprises, content, and telecommunications companies. CyrusOne is committed to full transparency in communication, management, and service delivery throughout its more than 35 data centers worldwide. Additional information about CyrusOne can be found at www.CyrusOne.com.