CAPRE PODCAST IN LEADERSHIP: DataGryd’s Tom Brown Talks Operating a Prime Manhattan Asset and Working in Pandemic Environment

On August 6, CAPRE's Brian Klebash caught up with DataGryd’s President and CEO, Tom Brown, to discuss the history of DataGryd in Manhattan, plans for future growth and observations of working in the pandemic. Tom Brown is DataGryd’s President and CEO, responsible for planning and implementing the company’s strategy, and managing the overall revenue growth of the company. Mr. Brown joined DataGryd in 2018 and brings more than 25 years of leadership experience in start-up, turnaround and high-growth operations. He has a proven track record of success in strategic and tactical market development, creation of brand awareness and customer relationship management. Prior to joining DataGryd, Mr. Brown led the content, cable, and data center verticals within Windstream’s Wholesale Business Unit. From 1999 to 2009, he was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at FiberNet Telecom Group, Inc., where he was an integral part in the sale of the company to the Zayo Group. Mr. Brown earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In his CAPRE Podcast in Leadership interview, Mr. Brown answered the following questions: * Describe 60 Hudson Street and the unique nature of operating a Manhattan asset * What is DataGryd's future plan for 60 Hudson Street? * What have you experience operating in Manhattan during the pandemic environment? * How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted each of the different segments of your data center/digital infrastructure business: leasing, interconnection, development, acquisitions?…