Jay Forester

Senior Vice President of Platform Delivery and Technical Operations

“Having observed the rapid growth of Aligned Energy and watching the company assemble an incredible team led by a CEO whom I greatly respect – Andrew Schaap – it was an easy choice to embark on this journey. I’m very excited to support our clients through operational excellence and best practices acquired over my 30-year history in the data center industry.”


Jay brings over 29 years of data center experience with an emphasis on design, construction, commissioning and operations.

He has been responsible for building hundreds of millions of square feet of data center space worldwide. His experience in developing contracts, creating proprietary processes and procedures provides the groundwork for next generation of data centers. His proven methodologies are still being used by leading data center professionals today.