Hatsize, a global provider of cloud-based training labs for some of the world’s fastest growing technology and training organizations including Symantec, Juniper Networks, New Horizons, and MicroTek, has hired Chris Ardagh as Vice President of Operations. Ardagh is responsible for managing the Hatsize cloud of global data centers as well as the solution architecture, infrastructure, and customer support teams.
As Vice President of Operations, Ardagh will execute plans to expand the Hatsize Cloud data center operations and determine ways to deliver additional value to its expanding global market.
“Hatsize has emerged as the clear global leader in providing cloud-based training labs,” said Chris Ardagh, the new Vice President of Operations. “I am excited to work with such a talented team at Hatsize, with a focus on improving operational processes, project delivery, and our support model as we expand our market and serve our global customers.”
Overall, Ardagh brings 20 years of industry leading operations experience serving global markets while bringing the Hatsize leadership team’s combined industry experience to more than 100 years. Prior to joining Hatsize, Ardagh was with Rogers Communications, formerly Pivot Data Centres, as their Director of Data Center Operations responsible for all operational aspects of multiple, geographically diverse data center facilities and then as a Principle Consultant defining requirements for cloud-based solutions.
With over 20 years of experience in consultative and senior management roles and a passion for operational excellence, process re-engineering and client satisfaction, Ardagh specializes in building high performance teams. Chris Ardagh holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Arizona, Operational Leadership Program from Queens University, and ITILv3.