Digital Realty has announced the appointment of Corey Dyer as executive vice president, global sales and marketing. Dyer will be responsible for overseeing Digital Realty's sales, leasing and marketing efforts across the organization. He will report directly to chief executive officer A. William Stein and will start on January 7, 2019. 

"We're delighted to welcome Corey to the Digital Realty team," said Stein. "Corey brings over 25 years of relevant experience, and he is an established technology sales leader with an exceptional track record of building and driving sales and marketing operations at leading technology companies. His colocation sales leadership expertise and extensive experience successfully targeting the enterprise customer segment make him an ideal addition to our team as we continue to broaden our reach and power our customers' digital ambitions around the world." 

Prior to joining Digital Realty, Dyer served as senior vice president, sales, Americas at Equinix, where he had responsibility for all sales across the Americas region. Before joining Equinix, Dyer worked at Hewlett-Packard, where he served as vice president, storage sales, Canada and led HP's Canadian storage business. Previously, Dyer held various sales and sales leadership positions over a 15-year career with Dell, primarily in the server, software and peripheral businesses. Dyer earned a bachelor's degree in Economics at Wake Forest University.