Vantage Data Centers
Serving as president and chief executive officer of Vantage Data Centers since 2013, Sureel Choksi is responsible for the company’s vision, strategy, and overall leadership in addition to sitting on the board of directors. With more than 22 years of experience as an executive in the internet infrastructure industry, Choksi is an accomplished leader who has transformed Vantage from a regional data center owner and operator to one of the fastest-growing global providers.
Choksi’s background is diverse, with proven accomplishments across a breadth of disciplines. Before joining Vantage, Choksi was an operating executive at Silver Lake Partners and the chief executive officer of Elevation Data Centers. He also previously held several executive roles with Level 3 Communications, including chief marketing officer, chief financial officer, president of wholesale markets, executive vice president of services, group vice president of corporate development, and treasurer.
Choksi now serves as chair of Strada’s Investment Committee, and he also serves on the National Engagement Committee. In addition to his service on the Strada Education Network Board of Trustees, Choksi sits on the board of directors of Zayo, a global, fiber-based communications provider.
Choksi attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a Bachelor of Science in economics from the Wharton School with concentrations in finance, accounting, and entrepreneurial management, and a Bachelor of Applied Science from the School of Engineering and Applied Science.