Managing Director, Business Development
Michael Donohue is the Managing Director of Business Development for Cumulus Data. In this role, Mr. Donohue leads revenue generation from data center leasing and drives the promotion of industry-wide adoption of carbon-free nuclear energy across data center operations. Of primary focus for Mr. Donohue is working closely with the Company’s Chief Revenue Officer to market Cumulus Data’s flagship digital campus in northeast Pennsylvania, which will be powered via direct interconnect to Talen Energy’s carbon-free Susquehanna nuclear generation facility with generating capacity of 2.5 Gigawatts.
Mr. Donohue has over 15 years of commercial experience in PJM and ERCOT markets and expertise in marketing and trading, risk management, and 24/7 generation dispatch. Prior to his current role, Mr. Donohue led the ERCOT Trading and Origination desk for Talen Energy. He has also held various commodity trading roles with PPL, Constellation Energy, Exelon, and on the NYMEX over the course of his career.
A graduate of Providence College, Rhode Island, he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Economics. He is an avid cyclist and lives with his wife and son in Houston, Texas.