Michael Montoya
Chief Information Security Officer at EQUINIX
Cloud, Data Center and Hyper Converged Infrastructure
Expert Council Member – Technology Channel & Alliances

Montoya has extensive experience overseeing global cybersecurity programs and advising large enterprises, governments and regulators across global markets. Montoya joins Equinix from Digital Realty where he recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer. Prior to Digital Realty, Montoya held various leadership roles at Microsoft including Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, where he led security initiatives and operations for the development and delivery of Microsoft cloud security products and services. Montoya also brings niche cloud security perspective from his role as Vice President of Cloud Services at FireEye, where he led cloud-security operations and designed the company's global data center infrastructure to improve performance and security. Montoya has also held leadership positions at EMC Corporation and Avanade Inc. Montoya earned a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of New Mexico, and holds various advisor roles for early-stage security companies.