Rob Rockwood is CoreSite's Senior Vice President and General Manager of the company's Eastern region. Mr. Rockwood has been with CoreSite since shortly after the company's founding in 2001. Mr. Rockwood has been involved with every aspect of our data center portfolio development and management and has served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Investment Officer and SVP of Acquisitions before assuming his current role.
Before joining CoreSite, Mr. Rockwood was the Managing Director of the Faris Group, an independent consulting company specializing in increasing the value of data centers and telecom real estate. He was also the director of business development for Broadband Office and the general manager of Transcom, a wholly owned telecommunications subsidiary of the Columbia Energy Group. Prior to entering the private sector, Mr. Rockwood was a Captain and Commander in the United States Army.
Mr. Rockwood received his M.P.A. from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University, his M.S. in construction management from the University of Illinois, and B.S. from the United State Military Academy at West Point.