Chayora Limited, an international infrastructure investor, developer and operator of hyperscale data center campuses in China, recently announced that it has appointed Karen Kesner as its new Head of Americas and Executive Vice President. In her new role, Kesner will be in charge of leading multiple aspects of Chayora’s go-to-market and growth acceleration activities, including strategic partnerships, marketing, branding and communications for China entry and expansion.

Kesner brings over two decades of experience in the technology industry to the Chayora team and has held senior positions across sales, alliances and business development at a number of the world’s leading IT businesses, including CenturyLink and Oracle. Based in Palo Alto, CA, she will be a member of the executive leadership team and will report directly to Oliver Jones, CEO of Chayora.

“Karen will leverage her customer facing experience to significantly raise awareness of Chayora’s capabilities in China with international cloud services, telecommunications and technology customers,” says Oliver Jones, Co-Founder and CEO, Chayora. “Her expertise in developing the channel, alongside her strategic focus, expands our focus within the US market and makes her an excellent addition to our team.”

As a trusted and world-class digital infrastructure partner, Chayora is dedicated to delivering large, scalable and high-performance data center campuses in China, the world’s largest and fastest-growing internet market. In doing so, Chayora supports efficient and high-value access to the Chinese digital economy for international online businesses wishing to grow their presence and business engagement in the rapidly-developing and strategic market.

“I am thrilled to join the talented leaders at Chayora,” comments Kesner. “It is an exciting time for American technology firms to build high value access in China’s fast-growing cloud-computing digital economy. Chayora is in a unique position to help these firms build critical operations infrastructure in one of our fully licensed data centre campuses in key locations across China.”

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