Linode Appoints Will Charnock As The New Vice President, Chief Technology Officer
The world's largest independent cloud computing infrastructure provider, Linode has appointed Will Charnock as the new Vice President and Chief Technology Officer. Charnock has nearly two decades of experience in leading technical teams and scaling infrastructure across a range of startups and global organizations, including as CTO at Stackpath. At Linode, Charnock will help the company to strengthen Lindoe's position among hyper-scale cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Meanwhile, Christopher Aker, Founder and CEO of Linode said, ''Will bring deep technical and strategic experience that will help us scale our infrastructure, deliver products to customers faster and position Linode for the future.'' Earlier, Charnock had worked at StackPath as a Cheif Technology Officer, at Fastly as a Senior Director of Network Strategy and he also led the successful expansion of IBM-owned SoftLayer into Asia and Europe during the early days of his career. On being appointed as VP and CTO at Linode, Charnock said, ''It is a company in a unique position to play an increasingly important role in an industry where customer now has a choice in the providers they partner with.''