As Executive Director, Co-Location & Connectivity, at a leading financial exchange, Mr. Weick is responsible for defining global services, pricing and the ongoing strategic roadmap of the offerings. These responsibilities include revenue management, product policy, regulatory compliance and financial analysis. Mr. Weick also has responsibility for business development and relationship management of telecommunication, data center, and cloudservice providers.
Mr. Weick has managed financial planning and budgeting for large scale innovative infrastructure projects, including recent wireless tower, data center and co-location facility construction.
Mr. Weick served for more than ten years as internal advisor for AT&T and as leading consultant regarding data centers, common carrier hotels, and fiber optics networks. For AT&T, Mr. Weick served as a single point of contact for data centers and carrier hotels in Chicago, directing strategic, fiber optic builds.
As a founding principal of a nationwide consulting group focusing on power utility & telecommunication deregulation, Mr. Weick was responsible for creating strategic partnerships between telecommunication carriers and property owners for over 30 million sq ft of commercial space. During this time, Mr. Weick also served as a financial management consultant to power utilities across the country such as Cinergy, Excel, PNM & Sierra Pacific.
Mr. Weick received a BA in Economics from the University of Illinois, Champaign in 1990. Mr. Weick has been published in trade magazines, has spoken at industry conferences and received certifications, including AWS in 2017 and Google Cloud in 2021.