Jim Poole

VP, Global Business Development, Equinix

Speaker Bio

Jim Poole is a seasoned executive with a wealth of experience in the telecommunications and information technology sectors, currently serving as the Vice President of Global Business Development at Equinix, Inc. With a career spanning over three decades, James has demonstrated a results-oriented approach to operations, engineering, and sales, with a particular focus on business re-engineering and strategic market development.


At Equinix, Jim has been instrumental in exploring and fostering new digital ecosystems, with a keen eye on emerging technologies such as AI, mobile networks, telco cloud, MEC, subsea cable, and SATCOM. His previous roles have seen him develop go-to-market strategies for various industry segments and act as a thought leader and industry spokesperson.


As a panelist at the Mobile World Congress, Jim brings his extensive knowledge and experience to discussions on the intersection of 5G and AI, two areas that are central to his work at Equinix. His insights into the development of digital ecosystems and the global telecommunications market will provide valuable perspectives on how these technologies are shaping the future of connectivity.