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Jack Bedell-Pearce

Chief Executive Officer

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Jack joined 4D Data Centres in 2007. His leadership has helped grow 4D into the award-winning company it is today, with multiple data centres throughout the South East. He is also the Vice-Chairman of the techUK Data Centre Council.

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Jack started his career with Accenture, working on technical projects for clients including Centrica (British Gas), BT and BOC Edwards. Having identified a niche in the public sector, he started his own consultancy company working with local government and NHS organisations, before selling his stake to join 4D Data Centres in 2007.

Since then Jack has helped 4D grow into an award-winning company, with multiple data centres throughout the South East. In addition to colocation, 4D now also provides connectivity, cloud and cyber solutions.

Jack is the Vice-Chairman of the techUK Data Centre Council, representing small and medium-sized data centres in the UK. He also sits on the executive boards for Gatwick Diamond Business and Gatwick’s Manor Royal Business Improvement District (BID).

In his spare time, he is the head coach for his local mini’s rugby team (where both his children play) and a member of the prestigious Magic Circle.

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David Barker

Chief Technology Officer

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David founded 4D Data Centres in 1999. Since then he’s masterminded the company's development into the fully fledged colocation, connectivity and cyber provider that we are today.

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David founded 4D Data Centres in 1999. Since then he’s masterminded the company's development into the fully fledged colocation, connectivity and cyber provider that we are today.

As Chief Technology Officer, David is responsible for the on-going strategic overview of 4D Data Centres’ IT and physical infrastructure.

Working closely with the Head of IT Server Administration and Head of Network Infrastructure, David also leads any major technical change-management projects that we undertake.

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Steve Wright

Chief Operations Officer

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With over 15 years of experience, Steve is a veteran of the tech industry and has responsibility for managing strategy implementation and leading the technical and service operational teams.

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With over 15 years of experience, including senior positions at fast-growth businesses like 4D, Steve is a veteran of the data centre and cloud industry. Steve has responsibility for managing the implementation of the strategy and leading the technical and service operational teams. Previously Steve was VP of Operations at IXReach (now Console Inc.), he also spent five years at DediPower as the Head of Operations. Following Pulsant’s acquisition of DediPower, he served as Head of Information Systems for a further two years.

Steve is the Non-Executive Director of LINX(the London Internet Exchange), a role he has held since 2012.

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Keith Bedell-Pearce

Chairman

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Keith has over 45 years’ management experience and is the majority shareholder in 4D. As well as chairing 4D's board, he also takes the lead in the strategic development of the business.

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Keith has over 45 years’ management experience, including 10 years as a main board executive director of Prudential plc. More recently he has been the chairman of a number of businesses in the private and public sectors. He is currently an honorary professor at the University of Warwick, where he is a member of Council and until July 2020 he was the University’s Treasurer.

Keith has been closely involved in computing since the late 1960s, ranging from a thesis for his M.Sc in 1969 on the potential of computers for running mathematical models for retail stock forecasting to becoming the first chairman of what is now GOV.UK. It’s his fault therefore if Marks & Spencer don’t have your size in stock or you can't renew your car tax online.

In 2009, Keith was awarded a CBE for public service in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

Keith is the majority shareholder in 4D. As well as chairing 4D's board, he also takes the lead in the strategic development of the business.

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