Zachary Smith

Manager Director, Bare Metal, Equinix

For the past 20 years, Zac has been focused on using software to build automated infrastructure platforms, helping to grow Voxel, a Linux-based hosting platform sold to Internap in 2011, into one of the early leading cloud hosting companies.

In 2014, he co-founded Packet to empower technology-enabled Enterprises with automated bare metal infrastructure no matter where it was, what it was or who owned it. Packet became the leader in bare metal compute automation and was acquired by Equinix in March 2020.  Zac now serves as the Managing Director, Metal at Equinix, leading the strategy, product and go to market for Equinix’s bare metal compute and edge services platform.