SVP - Director of Data Center Solutions, CBRE
Tim Huffman is a Senior Vice President and Executive Committee member with CBRE’s Data Center Solutions. With over 17 years of experience in data center operations and telephony, he focuses on providing advisory and transaction services for corporate clients requiring complex data center and technology strategies. As a leader in advisory and transaction services of data center real estate, Mr. Huffman provides clients with expert services in negotiations of complex data center outsourcing solutions involving colocation, cloud services, telephony, and managed services solutions. His experience includes data center dispositions, sale-leasebacks, and greenfield development. In addition, he provides strategic consulting services to IT leaders on data center consolidations and cloud services migrations. Prior to joining CBRE, Mr. Huffman served as the National Director of the Technology Solutions Group with Colliers International. His expertise and experience lend themselves to collaborating across business, operations, technical, and real estate teams to strategize and deliver the best solutions to clients. From 2000 to 2011, Mr. Huffman served as an executive in the data center sector providing solutions and managed service offerings to global organizations. Prior to 2000, a successful entrepreneur taking several start-up companies to market. As an active member of his community and Grammy nominated recording artist, he regularly volunteers his time with the Shepard Spinal Center in Atlanta as a music therapist for injured veterans and those suffering from brain and spinal cord injuries. When not volunteering his time, Tim can be found performing or recording with musical talents such as Jimmy Buffett, Hall & Oates, the Zac Brown Band, Graham Nash, and Kansas.