Mitch Fonseca

Chief Development Officer, Cyxtera

Mitch Fonseca leads Cyxtera’s operational and support teams responsible for Site Operations, Engineering & Construction, Real Estate, Product Management and Service Delivery. With over 15 years of experience in Data Centers and Digital Infrastructure, Fonseca has experience in product management, operations, sales, finance and business development.

Most recently, Fonseca served as Sr Director of Strategy and Operations at General Electric, where he helped develop GE’s long-term datacenter and cloud strategy and headed GE’s datacenter operation teams.

Prior to GE, he joined Digital Realty, through their acquisition of Telx. At Digital Realty, Fonseca served as Director of Global Product Management for Colocation and Services. There he managed Digital Realty’s retail colocation product within North American, Europe and Asia; driving increased profitability to a wholesale datacenter footprint.

Prior to Digital Realty, Fonseca served in positions of increasing seniority at Terremark, and later Verizon, from 2005 until January 2015 – most recently as Director of Product Management for Verizon Terremark. In that role, he was responsible for the development and management of colocation and network products within the datacenter, as well as market intel and pricing for all datacenter products.

Fonseca received his bachelor’s in Computer Science from Wittenberg University and his master’s in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University.

Past Articles

Data Centers

Weighing Cloud Connectivity Options: Cost vs. Latency

When it comes to cloud connectivity, it’s not a one size fits all approach. You need to weigh your options based on your application’s latency tolerance.The networks we use to live our lives and run our business are...

Mitch Fonseca • 1 minute read

Hybrid IT, Connectivity

Data Centers

Enterprises Need Flexibility and Consistent Service Experience When Scaling Data Center Services Globally

How can data center providers help companies support global scale and multi-national expansion? Cyxtera answers.Enterprises operating across many geographies and requiring global scale are turning to data centers to...

Mitch Fonseca • 1 minute read



Data Center Interconnection and Networking Trends

Enterprises are turning to data centers as the interconnection point between data centers, business partners, network providers, and leading cloud platforms. Read about this trend.Interconnection and network services...

Mitch Fonseca • 1 minute read

Colocation, Connectivity, Marketplace

Data Centers

How Data Center Services Keep Pace with Rapid Digital Infrastructure Growth

The speed of data center deployment is accelerating, with innovation in the supply chain and how facilities are built and leased. How are data center services keeping pace with the rapid growth of digital...

Mitch Fonseca • 1 minute read


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