NEW YORK – September 15, 2016 – Aligned Energy, which delivers a leading integrated, sustainable technology platform that significantly reduces data center energy and water usage, increases transparency, optimizes efficiency and enhances reliability to deliver improved business outcomes, announced today the appointment of Thomas Coyle as Head of Finance & Business Intelligence.
With nearly two decades of proven expertise in financial analysis, commercial development and cost optimization with one of the world’s most successful managed service and colocation companies, Coyle will lead the establishment of new performance reporting metrics, as well as refine Aligned Energy’s financial models, assessments and contracts to optimize opportunity. He will also oversee the collaboration between Financial and Sales operations.
“Tom is a well-recognized and seasoned finance veteran with deep experience and expertise who has delivered outstanding results over the course of his career,” said Jakob Carnemark, founder and CEO of Aligned Energy. “As we continue to move forward with our operations in Plano (Texas) and prepare for the opening of our next ultra-efficient data center in Phoenix later this year, Tom will play an instrumental role across all of our financial and sales operations. We’re thrilled to have him on board and look forward to the many contributions he will bring during our expansion.”
Prior to joining Aligned Energy, Coyle served as Chief Strategy & Financial Officer for Unitas Global, where he provided executive guidance and extensive industry insight for the startup managed services provider.
Before Unitas, Coyle held various management roles during his tenure at Savvis, a subsidiary of CenturyLink, overseeing critical functions ranging from Financial Planning & Analysis to Product Management and TCO Sales Practice. He last served as Vice President of Commercial Development (Deal Pricing, Contract Negotiations & TCO Sales Practice), from 2011 to 2014. In this role, Coyle oversaw a team of financial and contracting professionals, which supported over 1,000 sales executives, securing over $5 billion in new business and renewal contract value.
In addition to leading TCO Sales Practice efforts for large deals in excess of $100,000 in monthly recurring revenue, his team spearheaded retention efforts to secure the base of nearly 10,000 enterprise client accounts, while also tasked with improving the complex contracting process for both the enterprise buyer and seller.
About Aligned Energy
Aligned Energy is an infrastructure technology company that offers colocation and build-to-scale solutions to cloud, enterprise, and managed service providers. Our intelligent infrastructure allows us to deliver data centers like a utility—accessible and consumable as needed. By reducing the energy, water and space needed to operate, our data center solutions combined with our patented cooling technology offer businesses a competitive advantage by improving reliability and their bottom-line.