As president of Vantage Data Centers in EMEA, Antoine Boniface is responsible for executing the expansion strategy of Vantage, as well as overseeing all operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa. With more than 12 years of experience, Boniface is an accomplished entrepreneur and leader.
Prior to joining Vantage, Boniface served as the CEO, co-founder and board director of Etix Everywhere, a company acquired by Vantage, where he raised more than €100 million of equity from five investors, developed 12 data centers across EMEA, Africa, and Latin America, and led the company’s operations. Prior to Etix Everywhere, Boniface served as a data center project manager for Bouygues Construction where he led the development for some of the largest data centers in France.
Early in his career, Boniface co-founded and successfully exited two additional technology companies.
Boniface received a master’s degree in industrial and entrepreneurial engineering with a concentration in civil engineering at Ecole Centrale de Lille. He also earned a Master of Science degree in project management and business development at SKEMA Business School.
Boniface was recognized in 2017 with a Datacloud Global Award for data center leadership. He also won three entrepreneurship contests in France for the first company he co-founded.