Al Burgio

CSO and Founder at Console Connect


Al Burgio is the Founder & Chief Strategy Officer of Console Connect Inc., the cloud connection company.

In his new role, Al is responsible for company strategy and the strategic direct of the company. Previously, Al lead Console’s global expansion since founding the company in 2011. In 2013, Al moved from Canada to establish the company’s new headquarters in Silicon Valley, California. Console now has over 120 employees across 4 countries and over 170 global points of presence (PoPs) in over 20 countries. Console is a privately-owned company and its investors include New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Formation 8, DOT Capital, and AME Cloud Ventures.

Al is a frequent speaker on cloud connectivity and direct interconnection. He has authored a patent related to Distributed Internet Architecture, and has other patents-pending. Al also has diversified experience across multiple industries, in addition to the Internet industry, including financial, manufacturing and telecom.