Venue
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 900 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA

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Event Date Mon Mar 16 CDT - Thu Mar 19 CDT (over 1 year ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Mar 16 6:00pm - Thu Mar 19 6:00pm
Location Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
900 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205, USA
Region Americas
Details

The Leading Conference & Expo for Data Center and IT Infrastructure Professionals
Data Center World delivers expert strategy and insight on the technologies and concepts you need to know to plan, manage, and optimize your data center.

In a world dominated by the cloud, edge computing, and other disruptive technologies, the data center remains the DNA of the business. Join 1,800+ data center, facilities and IT infrastructure professionals to find practical solutions for today's key challenges.

At the heart of this must-attend event is nearly 40 years of experience bringing vendor-neutral education, industry-leading speakers, abundant networking, and the broadest access to vendors together across four days.

Why Attend?
Education For Every Member of Your Data Center Team
Key topics on the agenda include:
• IT Infrastructure Technologies
• Data Center Strategies/Delivery Models
• Next-Gen Technologies
• Design, Build, Operate, Control
• Resource Efficiency and Cost Control
• Professional Development

With topics related to cutting edge trends, operations, security and risk management, and leadership strategy, we have education for every member of your data center team.
Different Session Formats for Your Learning Pleasure
You'll enjoy...
• TED Talk-style micro-presentations
• Panel discussions with industry experts
• 1-hour vendor-neutral educational sessions
• 3.5-hour interactive workshops with intensive discussions and hands-on activities for an engaging and immersive experience
• Top-Notch Networking

Get ready to connect face-to-face with your data center colleagues and industry experts. You'll make new connections during:
• Exhibit Hall Happy Hour
• Closing Networking Reception
• Speed Networking - a quick way to easily connect with others
• Meet face-to-face with exhibitors and attendees in the Exhibit Hall
• Networking Breakfasts & Luncheons
• Sweatworking Yoga or Power Guided Walk
• Women In The Data Center After-Hours Meetup
• Opening Networking Reception
• Plus many more opportunities during the conference!

Speakers

2020 Speakers

Sanjay Aiyagari
Principal Architect, Global Telco Technology Initiatives, RedHat

Abdullah Alharbi
Data Center Engineering Specialist, Saudi Aramco

Farooq Aljwesm
Head of Data Centers, Saudi Aramco

Abdulaziz Almutairi
IT Endineering Specialist, Saudi Aramco

Michael Balles
Account Manager, Murphy Company

Eric Bartlett
Project Manager, Iconicx Critical Solutions

Kelly Bates
Data Center Engineer, Department of Veterans Affairs

Rajan Battish
Principal, RSP Mission Critical Group

Cynthia Beath
Professor, University of Texas Austin and Co-Author of "Designed for Digital"

Kevin Beck
Project Manager, Jerry L. Johnson & Associates

Paul Bemis
President and CEO, Applied Math Modeling

Lucas Beran
Principle Analyst, Data Center Physical Infrastructure, IHS Markit

Randy Bishop
Technical Project Manager, Critical Facilities Solutions

Dean Boyle
CEO, EkkoSense

Daniel Braden-astbury
Practice Director - Data Center Security Practice, Stanley Security

Tim Buckley
Vice President, rfidCollect LLC

Matt Burkle
Sales Engineer Power Solutions, Chatsworth Products

Bill Carter
Chief Technology Officer, Open Compute Project Foundation

Gavin Cato
Vice President of Switch Marketing, Marvell

Jeffrey Cordle
Sr. Manager: Resource Solutions Group, Direct Line

Charles Culp
Professor, Texas A&M University

Tad Davies
Principal, Bick Consulting Services

Jonathan Davis
Sales Engineer, Sunbird

Hector Diaz
Partner, Easter-Owens

Bill Doty
General Manager, Data Center Services & IT, CH Robinson

Kevin Ehringer
Founder & CEO, Data Center Systems (Dcs)

Thomas Eklund
VP of Marketing & Strategy, Kaloom

John-david Enright
CEO, TMGcore

Mark Evanko
Principal - Engineer, BRUNS-PAK

Latane Garetson
Head of Datacenter Physical Infrastructure, Dropbox

Jay Gill
Senior Director of Marketing, Pluribus Networks

Carrie Goetz
Principal & CTO, Strategitcom

Roxy Gong
Data Center Operations Manager, VMware

Sal Gonzalez
Sales Engineer Manager, Equinix

Andrew Graham
Director Data Center Solutions, Critical Environments Group

Ali Greenwood
Senior Vice President, JLL

Evan Grimmett
VP of Solutions Engineering, DataBank

Cliff Grossner
Ph.D., Executive Director & Technology Fellow, IHS Markit

Ryan Gruver
IT Operations Director, Banner Health

Mark Haag
Technical Solution Lead, Infrastructure & Operations, Delta Air Lines

Tom Hodson
Solution Architect, Total Cable Solutions

Alan Howard
Principle Analyst, Cloud Provider Data Centers and Colocation Services, IHS Markit

Robert Hudock
Director of Regional Sales, E + I Engineering Group

Brian Jabeck
Distributed Energy Business Director, Power Solutions International Inc.

Mike Janes
Vice President, Direct Line

Yixing Jia
Staff II Engineer, VMware

Kevin Kent
Data Center Operations Manager, the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Kirk Killian
President, Partners National Mission Critical Facilities

Tim Kittila
Director - Data Center Operations, Parallel Technologies

Bill Kleyman
EVP of Digital Solutions, Switch Data Centers

Martin Koffijberg
Director Business Develop Manager Banking and Finance, Axis Communication

Jack Kolar
Vice President, Mission Critical Products, TAS

Matt Koukl
Market Leader Mission Critical, Affiliated Engineers

Dan Lambert
Senior Product Manager, ZincFive

Moises Levy
PhD - Data center consultant, DCMETRIX

Tanja Lewit
President, Alternate E Source

Gavin Lu
R&D Director, VMware

Justin Marchan
IT Service Delievery Sr., Georgia Institute of Technology

Dan Maxcy
VP, P3 Power Protection

Keith Meierhofer
Founder and Owner, Itascapoint

Micahel Milutis
Director, Human Capital Development, Computer Aid Inc.

Ashish Moondra
Senior Product Manager of Power, Chatsworth

Kelly Morgan
Vice President - Services, 451 Research

Paul Mott
Global Technical Product Manager, Raritan

Ashish Nanjiani
IT Director, CISCO

Frank O'brien
Historian and Author, NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Larry Osakwe
Software Engineer, PayPal

Christopher Papp
Vice President of Sales, Engineering Excellence

Udi Paret
President, ZutaCore Inc.

John Parker
Disaster Recovery and Global Data Center Operations Management, Esri

Clemens Pfeiffer
President & CEO, Tier44 Technologies, Inc.

Quoc Pham
Key Account Manager, Americas, Wartsila

Jack Pouchet
Vice President Sales, Natron

Christian Pruett
Director, Data Center Services, Arrow Electronics

Jennifer Reininger
Senior Consultant, ESD

Craig Rhodes
Managing Director, Data Center Services, Structured

Bruno Riegl
Managing Partner, Swiftsure Group, LLC/rfidCollect, LLC.

Cam Rogers
Director of International and Western US Sales, RLE Technologies

Keith Rutledge
Director, Compass Edge Point

Scott Rye
CEO, CyberSecure IPS

Richard Sargent
Sr. Manager Architecture & Infrastructure, Georgia Institute of Technology

Allan Schurr
Chief Commercial Officer, Enchanted Rock

Steven Shapiro
Partner, EYP Mission Critical Facilities

Patrick Siebenaler
Data Center Design and Consulting, US Bank

Michael Skurla
Director of Product Strategy, BitBox

Aimee Smith
Director of Technical Excellence, RWDI

Lee Smith
Mission Critical Data Center Consultant, DataCenterDNA

Ameya Soparkar
Director, Data Center Infrastructure Engineering, Rittal

Stephen Spinazzola
Senior Project Manager, Bala|sva

Stuart Spohn
Director of Sales, Power Solutions Group

Joel Sprague
Systems Architect, Cisco

Bhanu Srilla
Director of Technical Product Marketing, Grace Engineered Products

Marvin Stein
Sr Security Advisory Engineer, Optonline

Bob Stelzer
CTO, Safety Power Inc.

Wendy Stewart
Vice President of Sales Operations, Databank

Michael Strevell
Project Manager, Supercomputer Infrastructure, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Lars Strong
Senior Engineer, Upsite Technologies Inc.

Rick Thissen
Senior Advisor, Itascapoint

Paul Thornton
Head of Datacenters, US, 1&1 IONOS

Jim Treadway
Chief Engineer, Infrastructure, MITRE Corporation

Shawn Tugwell
Director, PayPal

Jordan Vos
Principal - Senior Electrical Engineer, KCL Engineering

Duncan Wardle
Former Head of Innovation and Creativity, Disney & Founder of iD8 and innov8

Ralph Wescott
Data Center Manager, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Jeremy Whiddon
Vice President of Business Development, Atlas Oil Company

Elisa Wood
Editor-in-chief, Microgrid Knowledge

Dolly Wu
Vp/gm, Inspur Systems

Mutaz Yaghi
National Sales Manager, Grundfos Packaged Systems

Sergiy Zhuk
Senior Director of Infrastructure Hardware, LinkedIn