News from Chayora

Chayora appoints Ms. Yali Z. Liu as Executive Vice President, Network & Strategy.

Press Release – 17th January 2020 Chayora announces that it has appointed Ms. Yali Z. Liu as Executive Vice President, Network & Strategy.  Ms. Yali Z. Liu joined Chayora effective January 1st 2020 as Executive Vice President responsible for network connectivity products and solutions and a member of the Management Board of Chayora. Yali has over 15 years of strategic and operational leadership experience in global internet, cloud and data centre development, driving transformation supporting business and customer demands worldwide. Please see

Telstra International and Chayora enter into strategic partnership to deliver world-class colocation and network connectivity services in China.

Hong Kong, 16 January 2020 – Chayora Holdings Limited (“Chayora”) and Telstra International (“Telstra”) have entered a strategic partnership aiming to provide world-class colocation services and network connectivity from Chayora’s hyperscale campus serving the Tianjin-Beijing corridor in the People’s Republic of China. The partnership aims to enable customers to access a range of high-performance Data Centre Capacity, from retail colocation through to build-to-suit Hyperscale Capacity with more than 300MW available on Chayora’s Tianjin campus. The Chayora campus is uniquely located at

Chayora, the China Data Centre Campus Developer and Operator secures US$180m funding.

Chayora Holdings Press Release on Series C Funding. Hong Kong, 9th October 2019 – Actis Asia Real Estate Fund, (“AAREF”), managed by Actis, a leading growth markets investor, and Chayora Holdings Limited (“Chayora”) have reached agreement for AAREF and other Actis managed funds to invest up to a further US$180m equity in Chayora’s Series C round of funding and has completed the US$64m first tranche of the investment. This is in addition to the original Series B investment made by the Actis team in March 2016 when

Gold sponsor at PTC 20

Chayora is delighted to announce its sponsorship of PTC’20 (Pacific Telecommunications Council) for the second year running at Gold level.  Next year’s PTC will be held 19–22 JANUARY 2020 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  

Chayora’s EVP Americas, Karen Kesner, speaking to Capacity Media ahead of appearing at the Global Women in Tech & Telco event on 25 September 2019 in London, UK

Karen Kesner, executive vice president of Americas, Chayora, details why its important for the next cohort of young women to seek out sponsors, mentors and coaches to aid their career progression. What are some of the biggest challenges you faced as a woman in the telco/tech industry but more importantly how did you overcome them? I have worked in male-centric environments my entire career. There have been incredible experiences, successes and lessons learned. However, it hasn’t been a breeze. I see first-hand

Chayora opens new office in Beijing.

Chayora Limited, an international infrastructure investor, developer and operator of hyperscale data centre campuses in China, is announcing at International Telecoms Week in Atlanta, GA the opening of new offices as it continues its expansion into the Chinese market. The new office, located in Beijing’s CBD in Chaoyang District is strategically close to key government sites, and will be led by Chayora’s Executive Director China, Steven Cao. The new location serves as an expansion alongside the company headquarters in Hong Kong,

Oliver Jones, to Share Insights on AI, IoT, 5G During a Presentation at ITW 2019

Chayora, an international infrastructure investor, developer and operator of hyperscale data centre campuses in China, announces that its CEO, Oliver Jones, will be presenting at International Telecoms Week (ITW 2019), taking place June 23-26, in Atlanta, Georgia. On Monday, June 24 at 3:10 PM, Mr. Jones will lead a presentation entitled, “From AI, IoT, 5G – A Shift From West To East.” In this presentation, Mr. Jones will discuss the APAC (Asia Pacific) position in emerging markets and focus on trends

Chayora appoints Karen Kesner as Head of Americas and Executive Vice President

Hong Kong – May 22, 2019: Chayora Limited, an international infrastructure investor, developer and operator of hyperscale data centre campuses in China, announces the appointment of Karen Kesner as Head of Americas and Executive Vice President. Kesner will lead multiple aspects of Chayora’s go-to-market and growth acceleration activities, including strategic partnerships, marketing, branding and communications for China entry and expansion. Based in Palo Alto California, Kesner will be a member of the executive leadership team and a direct report to Oliver