Daniel Golding, who has tracked the data center and hosting sector for Tier 1 Research, has joined DH Capital as a Managing Director, it was announced today. DH Capital is an investment banking firm serving the Internet Infrastructure and telecom sectors, which in recent months has arranged financing for companies including SoftLayer Technologies and Cervalis.
“We are thrilled to have Dan join the DH Capital team,” said Peter Hopper, President and Co-Founder of DH Capital. “Dan’s reputation as a leading analyst is well known and well deserved. Dan will be bringing his considerable talents to DH Capital and, most importantly, to our clients. His addition to our firm further strengthens our position as the leading advisor for M&A, capital placements and consulting services to the Internet Infrastructure sector.”
Golding had been Vice President of Research at Tier1 Research, where he supervised the firm’s research efforts for shared, dedicated, and managed hosting, and led the firm’s entrance into the data center and cloud computing sectors. Golding was chairman of the Hosting Transformation Summit for the past three years, and also served as a member of the executive team at the 451 Group, Tier 1’s parent firm.
“The best part of my job is helping firms to chart a new course through this complex market and turn their plans into realities, from server architectures and network products to financing and investment options” said Golding.
Prior to Tier1, Dan worked for enterprise consultancy The Burton Group, providing advice on network strategies to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 firms. He previously led global peering efforts at America Online and served as a nuclear engineer in the US Navy.