Lance Weaver is the Vice President, Product Offers & Platform Strategy at Equinix. Previously, Weaver was Chief Technology Officer for Cloud at GE Corporate. His organization is responsible for the architecture, design and implementation of GE’s Industrial Internet and Enterprise IT global strategy leveraging Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds. In his prior role, as CTO of GE Appliances and Lighting, Lance was responsible for the overall technology vision of a $9B division of GE leading a 400 member global team delivering core infrastructure services, application middleware and data analytics. Lance has also held several additional roles for divisions of GE including Executive Director – Application Infrastructure, IT Operations Leader and Chief Information Security Officer. Prior to joining GE, Lance was a consulting engineer for ten years designing, selling and implementing infrastructure solutions for a broad range of customers. Lance holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Truman State University.