Stockholm, Sweden – 24 May, 2022 – atNorth, a leading high-performance colocation provider, has today announced the appointment of industry veteran Peter Gross to its board of directors, as the company continues to accelerate its transformational journey.
“We are delighted to welcome Peter to our board of directors, as we continue our development and commercialization efforts across the Nordics,”commented Eyjólfur Magnús Kristinsson, atNorth’s CEO. “Peter’s appointment to the Board is another step for us to achieve our strategic roadmap, as we look to build out a leading sustainable platform for customers globally.”
Peter Gross has more than 30 years’ of experience in the engineering and design of power systems in data centers, and is highly regarded as a thought leader in the mission-critical information, communication and infrastructure design realm.
Peter Gross, commenting on the start of his new role, says: “This is a pivotal point to be joining the Board at atNorth,” said Peter Gross. “atNorth has been instrumental in carving out a sustainable infrastructure for the whole of the data center industry, recognising the critical importance that sustainability must play in our digital and data-focused future. atNorth’s forward thinking and commitment to carbon neutral, sustainable data centers is impressive. I am excited and honored to join such an astute team of directors on this Board, and look forward to helping the company strategically scale its operations and services across the Nordics.”
Peter co-founded EYP Mission Critical Facilities in 1997, which he built from the ground up to become the premier consulting and engineering firm dedicated to the design and operations of data centers globally. Today, Peter is engaged in a number of board roles as chairman and non executive director across the data center and power industries, and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the US. He is also a Senior IEEE Member and part of (i) the Advisory Board of UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability and (ii) Southern Methodist University’s Data Center System Engineering Board of Advisors.
atNorth is a leading Pan-Nordic data center services company that offers sustainable, cost effective and scalable high-performance computing across Iceland and Sweden. The company operates three data centers in strategic locations across the Nordics, while a fourth location is under construction in the north of Iceland.
With sustainability at its core, atNorth’s data centers run on 100% renewable energy resources and support circular economy principles. All atNorth sites leverage innovative design, power efficiency, and intelligent cluster operations to provide long-term infrastructure deployments. Its tailor-made solutions enable businesses to calculate, simulate, train, and visualize data workloads in an efficient, cost-optimized way.
atNorth is headquartered in Reykjavik, Iceland. The business was founded in 2009 and subsequently acquired by Partners Group in 2022. For more information, visit atNorth.com or follow atNorth on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.
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