Billie Haggard is CoreSite's Senior Vice President of Data Centers. Mr. Haggard is responsible for the design, construction, maintenance, facilities staffing and ultimately uptime, reliability and energy efficiency of CoreSite's data centers. Mr. Haggard has also served as our Vice President of Facilities.
Prior to joining CoreSite, Mr. Haggard was the Senior Technical Manager at Switch and Data, where he oversaw all aspects of data center design and management for more than 40 data centers across North America. Prior to joining Switch and Data in 2003, Mr. Haggard held the position of Technical Manager for Lee Technologies focused upon data center and mission-critical facilities.
Mr. Haggard studied Engineering at Louisiana State University and Louisiana Tech University. Additionally, Mr. Haggard held positions of increasing responsibility focused upon nuclear power technology and maintenance during his 14-year career as an officer in the United States Navy. Mr. Haggard was recognized with four Naval Achievement Medals and numerous letters of commendation stemming from his work and teachings concerning highly sensitive, mission-critical facilities.