Gary Wojtaszek Will Help Guide Involta’s Growth as Company Leverages Carlyle’s Recent Capital Investment
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — August 16, 2022 — Involta, an industry-leading hybrid IT, cloud computing, and data center services company, welcomes Gary Wojtaszek to its Board of Directors. He joins Involta President and CEO James (Jim) Buie as the most recent board member following the company’s acquisition by global investment firm Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG). Both will serve under the leadership of Board Chairman Ed Vilandrie, an Operating Executive for The Carlyle Group, and Involta Founder and former CEO Bruce Lehrman, Board Vice Chairman.
Wojtaszek is well known in the data center and technology industry as a transformational business founder and leader with proven expertise. His experience includes founding, growing and monetizing private and public companies of scale. He’s currently the founder and CEO of RecNation and is a board member at GDS Holdings, Quantum Loophole, Tech Partners and Talen Energy. Wojtaszek is an advisor to The Carlyle Group.
“A strong company begins with strong leadership. I am truly inspired by the guidance and support of some of the best, most-experienced IT business leaders in our industry,” states Jim Buie, Involta President and CEO. “During Gary’s tenure as President & CEO at CyrusOne, the company exemplified one of the most significant data center growth stories in the industry. I confidently look forward to Involta’s future growth and expansion.”
Involta’s board of directors provides insight and expertise to help guide the management team regarding company direction. Under the guidance of the Board of Directors, the company plans to expand its data center and solution portfolio to support the growing digital infrastructure requirements of enterprise businesses across the country.
Involta builds, owns, and operates nationwide data center locations and fiber networks used to deliver secure and reliable colocation, cloud, and connectivity services. In addition, Involta delivers secure, reliable, scalable edge solutions to customers across a range of industries, including healthcare, manufacturing and financial services.
Involta is an award-winning hybrid IT and cloud-forward consulting firm orchestrating digital transformation for the nation’s leading enterprises. Involta’s ongoing mission is rooted in partnership. Its personalized approach identifies customers’ requirements while earning their trust to ultimately deliver Superior Infrastructure and Services, Operational Excellence and People Who Deliver, keeping with the Involta brand promise.
Involta pairs strategic consulting with the unique ability to leverage owned data centers and infrastructure assets, empowering businesses with necessary security and reliability requirements. Its well-defined, rigorous process to deliver hybrid cloud, edge, consulting, and data center services have earned the company several designations, including a KLAS rating and review for partial healthcare IT outsourcing excellence. The company has also been recognized on several CRN lists and has been named one of the fastest-growing companies in America by Inc.5000 for nine consecutive years.
Involta enables customers with the power to transform their technology and the freedom to focus on their core business. To learn more about Involta, visit involta.com or follow them on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.
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