KIO Networks named as Infrastructure Masons Latest Foundation Partner

Sep 21, 2020

KIO Networks, the leading provider of Multi-Tenant Data Center Colocation in Mexico, has today announced it has become a Foundation Partner of Infrastructure Masons (iMasons). The iMasons are a global, non-profit association that unites industry professionals and business leaders. iMasons members represent over $150 billion in digital infrastructure projects in over 130 countries.

We are so pleased that KIO Networks has joined iMasons, especially in these times.” said Jeff Omelchuck, iMasons Executive Director. “KIO Networks continues to do good while doing well. Their growth is well-aligned with iMasons social values of supporting education and sustainability. We’re pleased to welcome them to iMasons!

In addition, Santiago Suinaga, MD of KIO’s Data Center Business, has joined the iMasons Advisory Council, where he will contribute his experience and a LATAM perspective to this growing body of global digital infrastructure executives.

Santiago Suinaga, “We are more than glad to join iMasons, and it’s an honor for us to be the Founding Member of the iMasons Chapter in Mexico. For KIO Networks, this is a good opportunity to interact and share experiences with the global leading companies in the industry as well as provide insights about Mexico and LATAM market and perspective.”

Santiago, Managing Director of KIO Data Center Services Business Unit, has more than 15 years of experience in the Data Center & Colocation Industry. He is part of KIO Networks Corporation Top Management. He has been in different roles and has experience in Sales, Marketing, Operations, Finance, Channels and Partners.  Santiago’s major achievements include Cross Selling Strategies for KIO Networks Group and its business units, Strategic Alliances as well as the expansion, design, build and deployment of new Core & Edge Data Centers of KIO Networks Corporation in Mexico, LATAM & Spain.

Santiago was born in Mexico City and has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Iberoamerican University Mexico City, and he holds an MBA from IPADE Business School. He is Uptime Institute Accredited Tier Designer, Uptime Institute Accredited Tier Specialist, Certified Data Centre Design Professional, Certified Data Centre Management Professional & Data Center Design Awareness from DCD.

ABOUT KIO Networks

Founded in 2002 with 100% Mexican capital, we are one of the most innovative Information Technology companies in Latin America.  We provide mission-critical information technology infrastructure Services that operates 40 state-of-the-art data centers, with the highest security, availability and density in the region. We have a presence in Mexico, Panama, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and Spain. We also offer integrated IT services and solutions, for both the public and private sectors, supported by methodology, processes, tools, and certified staff to provide the most rigorous levels of service in accordance with world standards.

We have 6 Business Units, allocated to provide services for organizations in strategic areas such as the administration and operation of IT infrastructure with colocation services, complex managed hosting, services in virtualized environments, business applications, cybersecurity and data analytics.

KIO symbolizes the essential elements of duality and redundancy, core components of the company's services.  Learn more at: https://www.kionetworks.com/en/

ABOUT INFRASTRUCTURE MASONS

Infrastructure Masons (iMasons) is a non-profit, professional association of technology and business leaders who represent over $150Bn in infrastructure projects in over 130 countries. The organization is guided by an Advisory Council comprised of global leaders who manage some of the largest digital infrastructure portfolios in the world. The iMasons vision is to Unite the Builders of the Digital Age by enabling our global membership to Connect, Grow, and Give Back. Members leave their companies at the door and connect as individuals. IMasons has four strategic industry priorities – increase Awareness, enhance Education opportunities, champion Diversity & Inclusion, and inspire Sustainability through deep member engagement. Visit the website at www.imasons.org.


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