Dr. Philipp Roesler Appointed to Gcore’s Board to Spearhead Tech Expansion

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DateMay 10, 2024

Global provider of CDN, edge AI, cloud, network, and security solutions, Gcore, has announced that former German Vice Chancellor Dr. Philipp Roesler, a renowned expert in business growth strategies, has been appointed as a Board Observer. This significant addition to Gcore’s board marks a strategic move to enhance the company’s global market expansion efforts and refine its strategic direction.

Dr. Roesler, who also takes on the role of Chair for the newly established International Advisory Board at Gcore, brings a wealth of experience from various high-profile positions in healthcare, technology, and politics. His multifaceted career includes terms as Federal Minister of Health and Federal Minister of Economics and Technology in Germany, along with leadership roles in global organizations such as the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

With his extensive background in both the public and private sectors, Dr. Roesler would be well-positioned to provide Gcore with invaluable insights and guidance. His expertise will be pivotal in steering the company through the complexities of international business expansion and technological innovation.

“I am delighted to join Gcore. In today’s increasingly globalized technology landscape, issues surrounding access to cloud resources and data sovereignty have escalated significantly,” said Dr. Philipp Roesler. He emphasized the necessity for countries to develop their artificial intelligence infrastructure to leverage economic opportunities while protecting cultural identities. Dr. Roesler praised Gcore’s capabilities in delivering public and private cloud services on a global scale, noting that the company is poised to be a key player in the rapidly evolving tech sector.

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Dr. Philipp RoeslerAndre Reitenbach, CEO of Gcore, expressed his enthusiasm about Dr. Roesler’s appointment, stating, “It is an honour to welcome Dr. Philipp Roesler to the Gcore Board of Directors and International Advisory Board. His passion for working with dynamic, high-growth technology companies is exceptional.”

Mr. Reitenbach highlighted Dr. Roesler’s remarkable track record in guiding organizations from startup phases to successful international operations. “We are confident that his expertise will be instrumental in our continued growth as we deliver innovative AI, cloud, and edge solutions, creating a smarter, more connected, and secure world for everyone,” added Reitenbach.

Based in Luxembourg, Gcore operates a robust global infrastructure, with a staff of over 600 employees distributed across ten international offices. The company manages its own extensive IT infrastructure spread across six continents. Gcore’s network comprises over 160 Points of Presence (PoPs) situated in reliable Tier IV and Tier III data centers, boasting a total network capacity exceeding 110 Tbps.

Dr. Roesler’s role in the International Advisory Board and as a Board Observer will likely catalyze Gcore’s strategic initiatives, especially in areas critical to the company’s growth such as cloud technology deployment and global market penetration. His appointment would signify Gcore’s commitment to leveraging expert leadership to navigate the evolving demands of the global tech industry, ensuring both technological excellence and strategic business expansion.

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