Eric Watko is a highly-accomplished, solutions-driven technology development leader and visionary business strategist. He is currently the Vice President of Innovation Product Line Management for American Tower’s Innovation business unit where he is responsible for bringing new edge data center infrastructure solutions to market for cloud, enterprise and private networks. Additionally, Eric is the Global Vertical Lead for American Tower and is responsible for defining a global edge data center strategy. He also participates in industry organization events and boards, including LF Edge. Eric has held numerous senior management roles with companies such as SES Networks, iDirect and Cisco Systems. He has a consistent track record of delivering innovative business and technology solutions that have increased customer satisfaction and stimulated new markets and business/revenue growth.