Speaker

Maurice Mortell
Maurice
Mortell
Managing Director Ireland
Equinix

Maurice Mortell joined Equinix in January 2016 as Managing Director for Ireland and Emerging Markets.

Prior to joining Equinix, Mr Mortell was the Vice President Developing Markets for TelecityGroup & Country Manager for Ireland. Whilst with TelecityGroup, Mr Mortell was involved in the TelecityGroup acquisition of businesses in Turkey, Poland and Bulgaria. During this time, he was also responsible for building the TelecityGroup business and developing strategy for expansion in Ireland. Prior to his role, Maurice was the CEO of Irish data centre operator, Data Electronics for over 10 years. As CEO, Maurice set the vision and strategy for the company, driving consistent business growth during his leadership tenure. With over two decades experience in the data centre sector, Maurice has been a key figure in the rise of the data-centre industry in Ireland and is highly regarded as a thought leader on Ireland’s potential to be a global digital hub.

As a graduate of Business Studies from the Dublin Institute of Technology , Maurice is a former board member of the Irish Internet Association and a former chairman of the Outsourced Services Group within IBEC. Maurice holds the 2012 ICT Excellence ‘Person of the Year’ Award based on his invaluable contribution to the ICT sector in Ireland.