John Sheputis is a Managing Director of GI Partners and leads the firm’s technology real estate acquisition and development activities. He currently serves on the board of DRFortress. Prior to joining GI Partners, Mr. Sheputis was co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Fortune Data Centers, which helped establish the wholesale data center segment in Silicon Valley in 2007. In 2014, the Fortune properties and team were merged with the Dallas Infomart to create Infomart Data Centers, where Mr. Sheputis served as President. Prior to Fortune, Mr. Sheputis founded and managed several Silicon Valley ventures, including roles as co-founder and COO of Totality, EVP of Operations at Solidcore, and SVP of Sales for BeVocal.


  • M.B.A. / M.S. Engineering from Northwestern University
  • B.S. Electrical & Computer Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin