Jeffrey PlankPresident & CEO
Jeff is recognized as a leader in the hosting, colocation and managed services industries. Prior to leading AGILE, Jeff served as EVP and CTO for Direct link, taking the company from startup to a successful data center services provider with responsibilities including managing operations, sales, marketing and overall organizational direction. He brings more than 20 years’ experience to his current role. Jeff held similar roles with Champion Solutions Group as an overlay sales and engineering resource for the IBM Channel for the eastern US, supporting IBM sales teams in qualifying and developing Hosting, Collocation and Managed Services solutions. Prior to that Jeff was a Director of Hosting and Managed Services at AT&T when the industry began to take shape. He was instrumental in developing the data center markets in Secaucus and Ashburn in the late 90’s/ early 2000’s for AT&T, winning large hosting and services contract for enterprise clients as well as Internet startups that have grown into what is eBay today.
Robert HenleyChief Operating Officer
Bob brings more than 25 years of network, telecommunications and cloud-based solutions experience to AGILE. To complement his technical expertise, he leverages long-standing relationships with vendors, partners and his experience as the co-founder of AGILE’s Private Digital Network to benefit AGILE clients. Bob remains CEO of Private Digital Network Services, which is now a wholly owned subsidiary of AGILE. As such, his responsibilities include integrating private, public and hybrid cloud services as well as network and transformational services into the Agile portfolio of solutions. He has worked extensively on dedicated and shared outsourced solution services, and has architected and managed the construction and integration of many large enterprise and carrier backbone networks. Bob was the lead systems engineer for The Apex Group, ADC Telecom, and lead sales engineer for TRW Healthcare. He went on to manage the engineering and sales teams that built a suite of hosted solutions called AppHost at USinternetworking (now AT&T). He holds a B.S. degree from the University of Maryland and is a commercial pilot with previous military service.
Jeffrey BlankChief Technology Officer
Jeff is in an elite group of IP architects that specialize in building geographically large multipurpose networks. With multicounty networks located in many states and over 40 awarded patent claims and another dozen in the patenting process, Jeff has defined what carrier networks have become for the past two decades. He is a nationally recognized authority in wireless systems, specializing in WAN applications and has extensive experience in designing, installing, and operating carrier-class high-speed wide area networks using fiber, leased lines, in the licensed and license exempt wireless spectrums. Jeff has designed and implemented massive IP architectures both in the United States and in China.
Glenn JohnsonVice President, Sales
Glenn leads the company’s sales and technical solutions efforts, focused on meeting customer requirements with the AGILE IT infrastructure and managed services. As a key member of AGILE leadership team, Glenn is focused on delivery of the full spectrum of private cloud, managed co-location data centers, and networks services. As an accomplished, award-winning solutions leader with over 30 years of technical sales experience that started with 18 years as an IBM system integrator as the Vice President and co-Founder of JBS Inc. Prior to joining AGILE, Glenn served as a Senior Director at Computer Associates, management leader of the Accenture partnership for North America, and Executive Director and co-Founder of Recovery Networks Inc.