Vinay Nagpal
Vinay NagpalCEO

Vinay has been leading the development of digital infrastructure solutions on a global scale for over 28 years. As the CEO of InterGlobix, Vinay leads the consultancy and advisory business of the company, and he has led global initiatives focused on the convergence of data centers, subsea fiber, and terrestrial fiber. Previously, he has been an executive with Digital Realty, DuPont Fabros Technology, TATA Communications, Verizon Business, UUNET, CanWest Global Communications, and Intrinsyc Software.

Vinay is part of leadership and advisory teams for the Internet Ecosystem Innovation Committee (IEIC), the QTS Richmond NAP, Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), Total Telecom Submarine Networks EMEA, DE-CIX, Loudoun Economic Development, RVA757 Connects I-64 Innovation Corridor, RTI Cables, SubOptic, PTC and previously GPX India, LINX NoVA and the Open-IX Association.

Vinay has an MBA in Information Systems, a bachelor’s in computer science, and a Higher Diploma in Software Engineering. He has authored white papers, blogs, and industry publications on datacenter and connectivity services. He has been a keynote speaker, panelist, and moderator at several renowned conferences across the world.

Board Seats & Affiliations
Current
  • NVTC Data Center & Cloud Community, Chairman
  • QTS Richmond NAP Co-Founder & Member
  • IEIC Founding Member & Executive Director
  • Loudoun Economic Development International Business Ambassador
  • SMU M.S. in Datacenter Systems Engineering, Advisory Board Member
  • Submarine Networks EMEA Advisory Board Member
  • NVTC Executive Circle, Member
  • SubOptic Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging (DIB) Committee, Member
  • PTC Marketing & Communications Committee, Member
  • RVA757 Connects I-64 Technology Corridor Steering Committee, Member
Previous
  • Board of Directors, Open-IX Association, Member
  • LINX NoVA Customer Advisory Board, Member
  • PTC Membership Committee, Member
  • Open-IX Marketing Committee, Chairman
  • Open-IX Data Center Committee, Member

Jasmine Bedi
Jasmine BediPresident

As part of the leadership team, Jasmine is the President of the company and creates, communicates, and implements the organization’s vision, mission, and overall direction. Her responsibilities include establishing short and long-term goals, presiding over the workforce, managing budgets, ensuring the proper allocation of resources, and ensuring all departments meet their goals. She is actively involved in customer engagements, providing leadership on strategy, marketing, sales, and business development globally, including marketing strategies, strategic partner management, marketing communications, corporate communications, analyst relations, and public relations. Jasmine is also the Founder and editor-in-chief of InterGlobix Magazine, the first and only global premier publication focused on the digital infrastructure industry.

Jasmine has an extensive international experience of over 20 years focused on luxury brand creation globally. Digital marketing for luxury lifestyle brands' niche publications – both digital and print media, with content marketing has been her focus and key area of expertise. She has successfully led prestigious global brands such as Jaquet Droz Watches (Swatch Group), Radisson Hotels, and Pevonia Beauty Products (US). Jasmine has spearheaded marketing for international magazines such as Millionaire Asia, Asia Pacific Boating, AsiaSpa, Designer Mode Dailies, Selling World Travel, and others. Conceptualized and launched one-of-a-kind AsiaSpa Awards, MillionaireAsia Awards, AsiaSpa wellness & Expo, and Fashion shows for top international fashion designers.

Jasmine holds an MBA in Marketing and Human Resources, a bachelor’s in arts, and a Graduate Diploma in Travel & Tourism.


Lynsey Thomas
Lynsey ThomasBusiness Development Director

Lynsey is an experienced digital infrastructure and subsea telecommunications leader who has been involved with the industry for over 25 years. Having worked worldwide as a supplier, customer, operator and consultant, she has an extensive knowledge of the global telecommunications market. As the Business Development Director, Lynsey is actively involved in growing the InterGlobix Consulting and InterGlobix Magazine businesses and supporting both existing and new clients.

Lynsey has held senior positions at Cable & Wireless, Apollo and Xtera. First and foremost, Lynsey is an engineering specialist; she worked on the Europe India Gateway system, leading the CWG and co-chairing the PG from conception through to contract, and on the construction of cable systems such as Apollo, EllaLink and NO-UK. Lynsey has served as a trustee in the renewables sector and is a previous columnist for the Guardian newspaper and an active freelance writer.

Lynsey holds a master’s degree in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford, and is based out of the U.K.


Christian Frhr. Von Der Ropp
Christian Frhr. Von Der RoppSenior Consultant, Interconnexion & Subsea

Christian is a connectivity expert specializing in submarine cables, SDN and data center connectivity besides satellite communications. Based out of Germany, he has been managing regulatory affairs and working in business development for carriers and Internet Exchange Points globally while also advising authorities and politicians throughout Europe in the field of ICT policy.

Christian has previously worked for various carriers and IXPs with a focus on Europe and the Middle East. Lately Christian worked for Megaport as Ecosystem Director and introduced the company's Network-as-a-Service offering into Central and Eastern Europe. He led business development at OM-NIX, an IXP in Sofia, from formation until it was acquired by Megaport. At Sofia Connect he worked on the Caucasus Cable System across the Black Sea and on establishing a new geopolitically safe route between Europe and the Middle East.

Christian has led projects to bring Internet connectivity into underserved and unserved regions, including bringing a branch from the SAEx subsea cable to the small remote South Atlantic island of St Helena.

Christian has studied law at the University of Tübingen, Germany where he specialized on corporate law.


Riti Kwatra
Riti KwatraBusiness Development Director

Riti has extensive experience in Business Development in the Media and Publishing industry, working with local and international brands over the years. As the Business Director of the company, Riti is responsible for Sales, Business Development, RFI/RFP Process Management, and Reporting within the company.

Riti is based out of India and heads up InterGlobix’s business development efforts in India as part of the strategic partnership with Loudoun Economic Development in India. As the International Business Ambassador for Loudoun County, Virginia, Riti acts as the first point of contact for Indian companies who wish to learn about the opportunities in Loudoun, Virginia.

Riti holds a Bachelor's degree in Education from Delhi University and is actively involved in Business Development forums worldwide.


Praniti Banga
Praniti BangaMarketing & Content Manager

Praniti has over eight years of experience in the field of marketing specializing in global events, marketing communications, and advertising. Praniti has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in crafting captivating content.

As the Marketing & Content Manager, Praniti is responsible for overseeing and implementing marketing strategies for InterGlobix. Praniti also handles managing and creating content across various platforms, including websites, blogs, social media, and print materials. She actively supports the company’s global marketing engagements, participating in industry events worldwide and evaluating external speaking and media opportunities.

Praniti has a degree in sociology honours from Delhi University.


Praniti Banga
Michelle StatonEvents Coordinator

As the Events Coordinator for InterGlobix, Michelle manages communications and participation of InterGlobix at various events across both its businesses—consultancy and publication. She has been an active member of InterGlobix’s Marketing team, supporting the company’s local events and special meetings across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Michelle is a highly experienced and versatile professional with a diverse background and over twenty years of experience in both government and private sectors. Michelle is the recipient of an award for her work with the Office of Legal Counsel.


INTERGLOBIX MAGAZINE

InterGlobix LLC owns InterGlobix Magazine industry’s first premier and global magazine of its kind, focused on Datacenters, Connectivity, Luxury and Lifestyle. An ode to the data center industry, InterGlobix Magazine recognizes the key shapers behind this relatively young industry. It is a forerunner in featuring information about the leading companies, experts, and technologies of the industry. Every issue highlights the latest on data centers and connectivity, along with the best in luxury and lifestyle.

InterGlobix Magazine team members can be found here.

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