Nelson Fonseca
President, Data Centers

Nelson Fonseca is currently President of the Data Center Business Unit at Cirion Technologies, a leading digital infrastructure and technology provider, offering colocation, interconnection and cloud solutions from 18 data centers in key markets in the region, including Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Lima, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Santiago.

He previously served as President and CEO of Cyxtera, a global provider of Data Center and interconnection services, and has more than 25 years of experience as an IT executive with expertise in IT infrastructure operations, cybersecurity, sales, business development, telecommunications and government contracting.

As a partner of Medina Capital since 2012, a private equity firm focused on investing growth capital behind high-performing companies that benefited from the firm’s experience and knowledge in the technology sector.

Prior to Cyxtera and Medina Capital, Fonseca held various positions of increasing seniority at Terremark, a subsidiary of Equinix that operates data center assets in the United States, Europe and Latin America, from 2001 to 2012, including president. He began his professional career as an engineer and innovator in the wireless networking division of Nortel Networks and held various leadership and business development positions at Telcordia Technologies, formerly Bell Communications Research.

He graduated in Computer Science from Barry University and has his MBA from the University of Miami.