Princeton Digital Group is led by a world-class team with extensive operating experience in the global telecom, internet, cloud and real estate sectors.

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Chairman & CEO, Co-founder

Rangnath (Rangu) Salgame

Rangu has been a transformative growth leader throughout his career, having made market changing impacts at Tata Communications, Cisco Systems and Verizon Communications. He has been turning company business portfolios into high value outcomes, partnering with government and business leaders in diverse cultural environments in over 30 countries such as China, India, Brazil and the Middle East as well as the US, Europe and Japan.
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Chief Operating Officer, Co-founder

Varoon Raghavan

Varoon has deep operational experience in data centers, telecommunications networks and enterprise services. He held leadership positions at Tata Communications, in sales and product management, operations and corporate development delivering value in growth, start-up and turnaround situations. He has lived and worked in the UK, India, US and Singapore.
Catherine Liu
General Counsel

Catherine Liu

Catherine has deep legal experience across Asia, having represented (and negotiated against) some of the world’s largest institutional investors and corporates as an attorney with Morrison & Foerster and Allen & Overy. Catherine specializes in high value cross-border M&A transactions in the technology and real estate sectors, and is known for being a commercially astute advisor to senior business leaders.
Matthias Vukovich
Chief Investment Officer

Matthias Vukovich

With more than two decades of experience, Matthias has a proven track record of success in the investment banking, finance as well as digital infrastructure industry. He was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of Converge ICT Solutions, a publicly listed Philippines’ fiber broadband operator, where he led the company through its Initial Public Offering (IPO). Prior to Converge, he spent 12 years at Morgan Stanley as a Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) banker in Tokyo, London, and Hong Kong, where he was involved in some of the largest M&A, IPO, and private fund-raising deals in the digital infrastructure sector.
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Chief Technology Officer, Managing Director, Singapore

Asher Ling

Asher has spent several years in the data center industry, most recently leading Kingsland's business grounds up, focusing on sales and business development, while holding responsibilities overseeing finance, engineering and operations. His other stints have been at KPMG and Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore.
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Managing Director, India

Vipin Shirsat

Vipin Shirsat has led high growth businesses in India with major global companies. Most recently he was a senior leader at STT GDC, driving exceptional growth by working closely with the global hyper scalers and internet companies. Prior to which Vipin worked at The Tata Group and American Express.
Managing Director, Indonesia

Frederic Daniel van Husen

Frederic Daniel van Husen is the Managing Director of Princeton Digital Group in Indonesia, where his focus is on accelerating the deployment of cutting-edge data center infrastructure. His mission is to create robust, scalable and sustainable solutions that empower PDG’s customers in one of Asia Pacific’s most vibrant economies.

With over a decade rich, international experience in growth projects across the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, Frederic has an extensive background in navigating complex international trade related supply chains, and managing large-scale, sector-diverse projects.

In his previous roles, Frederic led HVAC projects across multiple Gulf states, where he established successful partnerships with private groups and public entities. This includes delivering across the whole value chain as well as deployment of advanced technologies and solutions in Southeast Asia to support major industrial conglomerates.

His recent tenure as Managing Director for DKSH's Technology Unit in Indonesia, saw him successfully meet the intricate technological demands of the hyperscale and colocation industry and support the unique demands of local and international clients in the data center space.

Managing Director, China

Yanfei Zhao

Yanfei is responsible for the overall business and operations of PDG's China portfolio. Prior to this, he was the Vice President of Engineering of PDG, leading the team to successfully build and deliver several world class hyperscale facilities in Shanghai, Nanjing, Langfang and other locations. Prior to that, he worked at Baidu for 8 years and was responsible for the management and construction of Baidu's self-built IDC project and Baidu's R&D center headquarters. He has exhibited strong professional leadership and exceptional management skills throughout the entire lifecycle of the data center industry. His extensive practical experience and outstanding achievements underscore his expertise in this field.
Managing Director, Japan

Yoshinaga Takahashi

Takahashi is a 22-year veteran of Mitsui & Co, with deep experience in industrial real estate development and infrastructure investment. He was most recently the General Manager at Mitsui, where he built and led a strong team and was responsible for all the investments and execution of the company’s real estate projects across Southeast Asia and China.

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