Our management team

Ad van der Meijs

Chairman of the board

“Ad van der Meijs is the CEO/Chairman of Datacenter One GmbH. He has more than 20 years of experience in various senior leadership positions in the telecommunications industry, e.g. T-Systems, Vodafone, BT and Level 3 and has deep industry know-how.”

Ad van der Meijs

CEO/Chairman

Ad van der Meijs is the CEO/Chairman of Datacenter One GmbH. He has more than 20 years of experience in various senior leadership positions in the telecommunications industry, e.g. T-Systems, Vodafone, BT and Level 3 and brings international experience and lot of expertise.

Markus Binder

Managing director

Markus Binder laid the foundation for the current Globalways AG in 2001. In collaboration with Johannes Pichler, he grew the company from an Internet Service Provider (ISP) to one of the leading IT infrastructure providers in the Stuttgart region.

Markus Binder completed his studies in information systems at the Technical University of Munich.

Markus Binder

General Manager

He has been an entrepreneur since 2001 and laid the foundation for Globalways with the then individual company. Along with Johannes Pichler, he developed the company from Internet service to data centre operator and then to the leading City Carrier in Stuttgart region.

Johannes Pichler

Managing director

He founded Globalways along with Markus Binder. Johannes Pichler has more than 14 years of entrepreneurial experience and is a member of numerous committees in the IT sector.
Johannes Pichler studied information systems (M.Sc.) at the Technical University of Munich.

Johannes Pichler

General Manager

He founded Globalways along with Markus Binder. Johannes Pichler has more than 14 years of entrepreneurial experience and is a member of numerous committees in the IT sector.

Wolfgang Kaufmann

Managing director

Wolfgang Kaufmann is responsible for the planning, construction and operation of the data centers. In his role, he set up the first, completely modular data center in Germany and contributed to its design. With more than 17 years of professional experience, Wolfgang Kaufmann has built and operated more than 20,000 square metres of data center space. Constant use of innovative and energy-efficient infrastructure solutions is his speciality.

Wolfgang Kaufmann
Wolfgang Kaufmann

Wolfgang Kaufmann

General Manager

Wolfgang Kaufmann is responsible for the planning, construction and operation of data centres. In his role, he set up the first, completely modular data centre in Germany and contributed to its design. With more than 17 years of professional experience, Wolfgang Kaufmann has built and operated more than 20000 square meters of data centre area. Constant use of innovative and energy-efficient infrastructure solutions is his speciality.