John Coster is a recognized expert in successfully leading complex Enterprise IT programs and critical operations across a wide range of industries. Prior to joining Skanska, he held senior management and technical positions responsible for planning; building, and operating large enterprise data centers throughout the US, Europe and Asia.
In his role leading the Data Center Strategies and Critical Environments Group for Microsoft's global IT division, he was responsible for strategic planning, delivery and operations of Microsoft's world-wide mission-critical IT data centers for over 8 years.
In support of Microsoft's Enterprise Risk Management initiative, John led the formation of Microsoft's Business Continuity Management framework for IT, which ensured appropriate safe-guards and compliance to address increasing demands by investors, customers and regulatory agencies.
As Senior Project Manager for an ENR Top 400 contractor for over 10 years, John had executive responsibility for client relationships through project delivery of large and complex public and private projects that included: commercial, manufacturing, healthcare, education, energy, ports, telecommunications and high-technology projects.