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Bill Dougherty

Executive Director & Data Center Advisory Group Leader
Cushman & Wakefield

Bill leads the Global Data Center Advisory practice group at Cushman & Wakefield. He has spent 28 years with C&W and help found the DCA Group in 1996.  Bill has distinguished himself over the past two decades as the leader in global data center transactions and has worked for many of the most important technology companies including Hewlett-Packard, Symantec, Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe, and other which cannot be named. He was instrumental in leading the DCA Group expansion in the Asia-Pacific region.

In 2010, Bill partnered with Sean Ivery in establishing the leading data center team in the Western U.S. This team now includes six members and they are experts in negotiating acquisitions of data center facilities, technical infrastructure and operating rights, complex site selection projects, and have completed many of the most important data center projects in the industry.

Bill has completed more than 3.5 million square feet of data center transactions worldwide representing more than 270 MW of critical IT load.