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Erich Sanchack

Erich Sanchack

Executive Vice President, Operations

Erich Sanchack joined Digital Realty in February 2018 as Executive Vice President, Operations.  He is responsible for global portfolio operations, global construction, colocation and interconnection service implementation, as well as supply chain operations.

Before joining the company, Erich was Senior Vice President, IT Solutions and New Market Development at CenturyLink, where he was responsible for global commercial managed services and IT service offerings.  At CenturyLink, he also held the title of Senior Vice President and General Manager, Federal, responsible for a government sector portfolio encompassing network operations, cybersecurity and security operations, managed hosting with cloud and data management services, as well as a wide array of communications and IT services.  Prior to CenturyLink, Erich served as an executive at Lockheed Martin for 12 years, where he held multiple vice president roles and undertook profit and loss responsibility for the firm’s IT-related business segments.  In addition, Erich is a former Captain in the United States Marine Corps, where he served in Finance and Operations and completed multiple overseas deployments.

Erich is a member of the board of directors for the American Heart Association for the Greater Washington Region.  He also sits on the Advisory Council for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians and the Armed Services Council for the Union League of Philadelphia.  Erich has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University.