(Jason) “Everett” Thompson, Founder and CEO

Everett Thompson, CEO WiredREEverett Thompson has spent 22 years in large-scale asset development, sales, and finance. Prior to WiredRE, Everett was National BDM, Asia-Pacific at Equinix, Inc., the global leader in carrier neutral colocation services. Everett has also developed private power projects, as lead developer, for the venture capital arm of Foster Wheeler, a Fortune 500 company. Additionally Everett held plant engineering and Global IT roles at Foster Wheeler, with an emphasis on networking and system admin. He is a fluent in Japanese and received his bachelor’s degree, in Construction Engineering Management, from Oregon State.

Alan Howard, VP, Chief Researcher

Alan Howard is a 30-year IT industry veteran with technical, market research, and business management experience. He has consulted with hundreds of IT related companies including IBM, EMC, Hitachi Data Systems, Emerson Electric, Iron Mountain, Sungard Availability Services, Computerworld/IDG, Gartner, Forrester, Bain, and Corporate Executive Board, and has published numerous IT and data center market analysis and assessment reports. Alan manages the Phoenix office where he resides.