SVP, Data Centers
Billie Haggard is CoreSite's Senior Vice President of Data Centers. He is responsible for the design, construction, maintenance, facilities staffing and ultimately uptime, reliability and energy efficiency of CoreSite's data centers. Billie has also served as our Vice President of Facilities.
Prior to joining CoreSite in 2009, Billie was the Senior Technical Manager at Switch and Data, where he oversaw all aspects of data center design and management for more than 40 data centers across North America. Before joining Switch and Data in 2003, he held the position of Technical Manager for Lee Technologies, which focuses on data center and mission-critical facilities.
Billie studied engineering at Louisiana State University and Louisiana Tech University. Additionally, he held positions of increasing responsibility focused on nuclear power technology and maintenance during his 14-year career as an officer in the United States Navy. Billie was recognized with four Naval Achievement Medals and numerous letters of commendation stemming from his work and teachings concerning highly sensitive, mission-critical facilities.