Michael Lahoud

Chief Operating Officer & Partner

Michael implements Stream’s overall business strategies and go-to-market operations, including the expansion of Stream’s hyperscale solutions and critical environments practice. He is well-versed in critical systems design and operations, as evidenced by his work with avionics platforms for military aircraft, solutions architecture for global power and cooling product manufacturers, and data centers. Michael joined Stream in 2010 and was named COO in 2017.

He holds an electrical engineering degree from Texas Christian University, as well as a master’s degree in systems engineering and an MBA in finance from Southern Methodist University. Professional affiliations include leadership roles with the Infrastructure Masons networking organization and the 7×24 Exchange Lone Star chapter, a knowledge exchange focused on reliability among mission-critical information infrastructures.

Education & Designations

  • BS – Electrical Engineering – Texas Christian University
  • MS – Systems Engineering – Southern Methodist University
  • MBA – Finance – Southern Methodist University

Affiliations

  • Infrastructure Masons, Partner Council
  • AFCOM

Recent Publications by Michael

Why Data Center Users Choose Texas

March 31, 2017

The Texas data center market historically attracts a steady amount of data center demand, but over the past several years, activity has exceeded expectations. Its central U. Read More

Five Reasons to Lease Data Center Space

December 15, 2016

Recent studies confirm that as companies are increasing their data center space, the amount they actually own will decrease in the coming years. Leasing a data center incurs lower costs, a significantly faster timeline, and requires far less expertise than designing, building, and operating a data center. Read More

The Risks with Data Center Scalability

November 17, 2016

Michael Lahoud, Senior Vice President - Technology Services  Over the past several years, scalable data center solutions have become a trend in the industry. Currently, several major data center markets across the U. Read More

What Drives Stream Data Centers?

January 14, 2016

"At Stream Data Centers, our clients are our business," says Michael Lahoud, senior vice president of technology services. In this video, Michael takes viewers on a tour of SDC, and highlights the core values of Stream’s data centers and how each data center is built. Read More