David Schirmacher

7x24 International

David Schirmacher is a recognized thought leader in the mission critical industry and is the current President of the 7x24 Exchange International.  

His career of more than 30 years of relevant experience is highlighted by executive positions which include: Senior Vice President of Operations at Digital Realty, where he was responsible for the company’s global operations; Senior Vice President of  Design and Construction at Digital Realty, with global responsibility for data center product design innovation and execution; Principal and Chief Strategy Officer for FieldView Solutions;  and Vice President, Global Head of Engineering for Goldman Sachs, where he was focused on data center strategy, design and operation for the company’s headquarters, trading floors, branch offices and data center facilities around the world. He also held senior executive and technical positions at Compass Management and Leasing, and Jones Lang LaSalle.

David is frequently quoted in the press, is a featured keynote speaker at numerous industry events and serves on the board of several industry and technical organizations.