COO / Co Founder
Ruben is a senior management executive with over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and data center industries. Since co-founding DataVerge in 2003 with CEO Ray Sidler, Ruben has served as its Chief Operating Officer (COO), overseeing strategic planning and development, partnerships, business and sales growth activities, jointly with Sidler. Ruben is also responsible for the management of the company’s Brooklyn and New Jersey operations and growth and development of its expert team.
In 2010 Ruben and Ray led the company’s acquisition of a 35,000 sq. ft. data center space at Industry City in Brooklyn, NY, and a 10,000 sq. ft data center space in Jersey City, NJ. From there, the experienced executive duo has spearheaded DataVerge’s strategic transformation into the only carrier-neutral Interconnected Hub in Brooklyn, with direct access to over 30 carriers and network providers; with on-ramps to major cloud providers.