Datacentre operator, NextDC, has named Paul Gampe chief technology officer, responsible for the company’s information systems and technology strategy.
Gampe will also oversee the company’s customer-facing platforms including its Data Centre-as-a-service (DCaaS) offering, according to a filing with the ASX.
He will also further develop the company’s information management systems with a particular emphasis on security, governance and software development.
Gampe has long-standing experience in IT operations and software engineering and services. He spent over ten years at Red Hat Inc. and was most recently vice president of World Wide Engineering Services and Operations.
Prior to that, he served as general manager of TWICS, one of the first public ISPs in Japan. In 1998, he led technical operations for the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre, a worldwide registry that governs the distribution of Internet resources.