Ricky Vasquez is responsible for daily oversight and management of Colo4's data center to ensure the ongoing flawless operation of the facility. With over a decade of industry experience, Ricky leads Colo4's Facilities team, which is responsible for maintenance and operation of the facility, including electrical systems, mechanical systems, security and electrical contractors, janitorial services, and all other aspects of physical operations. He documents and monitors facility management standards, policies/procedures and service level agreements. With extensive expertise in data center power applications and electrical code compliance, Ricky spearheads efforts to continuously implement new data center strategies that increase efficiency and serve customers. Ricky was instrumental in overseeing and managing Colo4's 40,000 sq ft, multi-million dollar facility build-out.
Previously, he served as the director of retail and Internet operations for one of the largest recreational gaming facilities in Texas and was the owner/operator of a Web service provider, which he successfully sold. Ricky studied Business Computer Information Systems at the University of North Texas.