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George Karidis

COO

George is a veteran of the cloud and infrastructure space, having served as Chief Strategy Officer (and all around operations manager) for SoftLayer for eight years until its acquisition by IBM. He was most recently CEO of Virtuozzo.

At Packet, George is responsible for a broad portfolio that touches all aspects of the customer experience, including sales, facilities & network operations, and customer success.  

A native of Canada and longtime resident of Dallas, George enjoys an excellent glass of wine and spending time with his family at their lake house outside the city limits.

George Karidis

Recent Blog post from George Karidis

October 24th, 2018

Here I Go Again!

This is not my first, or one might argue, my second run at “the cloud”.  So why get back in?  In short, to tackle the massive opportunity around putting lots of different things in lots of places. Read more

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