Jeff Uphues / CEO of DC BLOX
Jeff leads DC BLOX as a proven C-Level executive with deep expertise in hybrid cloud services, data center infrastructure and operations of communication networks. He is responsible for setting and leading the company’s strategy in building and operating a fabric of edge connected, cloud enabled data centers and driving the growth and profitability of best-in-class infrastructure for digital services.
Prior to DC BLOX, Jeff was Executive Vice President for Liquid Web, a global managed hosting and data center operator that serves over 30,000 customers in more than 150 countries. Jeff is a 25 year veteran of the communications industry, is a tireless tech-savvy executive and business strategist having held numerous C-suite leadership positions in sales, marketing and operations working for Cbeyond, Bandwidth, ACSI Network Technologies and MCI.
Jeff serves as an active board member in several technology firms, serves as an officer of the Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta and has co-chaired the New Venture Competition for Harvard Business School since 2015. Jeff graduated from the Harvard Business School, Rice University’s Jones School of Business Executive Education program in Finance and Accounting and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Jeff lives in Alpharetta, GA with his wife and two girls and when not working can be typically found on a lacrosse field with the Georgia Outlaws or Alpharetta Jr. Raiders where he formerly served as Board President.
Bill Thomson / VP of Marketing & Product Management at DC BLOX
Bill Thomson joined DC BLOX in 2018 and heads marketing and product management for the company. He is a technology industry veteran having developed and marketed a considerable number of enterprise software, Saas applications and cloud services products geared to SMB and enterprise markets
Thomson has led strategic product planning, marketing and product growth for many leading technology companies including AT&T, Citrix, Unisys, NTT, CBeyond and Vonage. He has served on the Technology Association of Georgia Product Management Society Board, holds a Master of Science degree from Stevens Institute of Technology and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Rutgers University
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