Digital Realty has appointed Mark Smith as its Asia-Pacific Managing Director.

Reporting to CEO  Chief Financial Officer Andrew P. Power, Smith will be responsible for overseeing Digital Realty’s operations in the Asia-Pacific region.  He will begin his new role in December 2018.

“I look forward to joining Digital Realty and helping this outstanding global company capitalize on the many opportunities in the rapidly evolving and fast-growing APAC market.,” said Smith, who joins Digital Realty with extensive industry experience and well over two decades of experience in Asia, most recently as Managing Director, Asia at Zettagrid.

In this capacity, Smith  explored new growth opportunities throughout the region.  Prior to that, he served as Managing Director, Cloud Services, APAC and Japan at VMware.

Prior to VMware, Mr. Smith led Asia Pacific for CenturyLink and Savvis Communications.