Chief Commercial Officer & Partner
Stream Data Centers celebrated a successful end to 2022 with the promotion of Chris Bair to Chief Commercial Officer and Partner. For the previous three years as Senior Vice President of Sales and Leasing, Chris delivered on his 25 years of experience in the data center sector to successfully leading the expansion of Stream’s hyperscale business engagements.
With a firm belief in teamwork and a reputation for delivering exceptional results, Chris is directly involved in helping Stream identify and meet the needs of its customers. He truly values Stream’s dedication to improving the data center experience through exceptional people and service, and continue to helps drive Stream’s mantra of “making data center deployments a great experience.”
Prior to joining Stream, Chris was one of two data center professionals hired to launch Iron Mountain’s data center division and led CoreSite’s leasing team pre- and post-IPO.
A former Pilot and Captain in the United States Air Force, Bair holds a B.S. from the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, and a M.S. in Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time outdoors and participating in The 24 Hours of LeMons automobile races, a growing trend in amateur endurance racing across the US, Australia and New Zealand.
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