Ted Sothard

Director, Global Operations and Facilities

Contact

937.925.5745 Ted.Sothard@hbrmts.com

Ted serves as the director of global operations and facilities for Managed Technology Services (MTS). He advises customers in the direction of industry best practices related to data center technologies and the associated managed services. He performs vendor and technical management over the operation of MTS’s nine data centers globally. He also manages geographically dispersed team of highly skilled data center engineers, who act as the remote smart hands for customer physical and cloud hosted infrastructures. In addition, he administers a team of engineers, who design, implement, monitor, and maintain all facets of highly redundant and diverse global networks.

For the past 13 years, Ted has worked with multiple RELX entities, supporting development, data center services, network services, and software services. He is a subject matter expert in facility design, operation and maintenance and production systems migrations to new data center facilities. Ted also served as a core developer of MTS’s cloud hosting product.

Prior to joining MTS, Ted worked in a government facility, where he was involved in infrastructure management, including various IT and networking roles.

Ted enjoys travelling abroad with his wife and two sons. He is actively engaged in local revitalization efforts in his home town. Recently, Ted concluded his nine-year membership on the board of Habitat for Humanity. Ted also serves on the committee for creating the startup of MTS’s regional ReStor location.