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Rick Sievertsen
Managing Director, Enterprise Accounts
Siemens USA

Monday, October 22 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Breakout A: Financial Tools to Accomplish Data Center Energy Efficiency Projects (session) Mr. Rick Sievertsen joined Siemens in 2014 as the Managing Director of Enterprise Accounts. His current responsibilities include supporting enterprise level clients by identifying their energy and sustainability related issues and developing enterprise level programs […]

Monday, October 22
10:00 AM – 10:10 AM
Award Presentations

Selfless Service Award presented by Salute Mission Critical This award recognizes the selfless support of veterans initiatives and support of Salute’s mission, to give veterans the opportunity to work in the data center industry. Patriot Award presented by The Department of Defense This award recognizes the continuous efforts made to support citizen warriors through a […]

Monday, October 22
10:10 AM – 11:00 AM
Changing Fundamentals of Business Service Delivery Metrics

IT organizations have spent the last 25 years focused on component level technology and metrics rather than looking at what it takes to actually run the business. While IT professionals have created many kinds of low-level metrics about the discrete resources required to build and operate data centers (including power and cooling, staffing, and maintenance), […]

Vali Sorell
Sorell Engineering

Wednesday, October 24 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM ASHRAE 90.4 – Energy Standard for Data Centers (session) Vali has more than 34 years of HVAC Engineering experience, approximately 20 of which have been committed exclusively to the design, commissioning, and controls of mission critical facilities. He has been responsible for developing concepts and innovations on […]

Amaya Souarez
Vice President, Global Infrastructure Software & Automation
First Data

Wednesday, October 24 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Did the Bot Shutdown the Data Center? (session) Amaya Souarez joined First Data in March, 2016 as Vice President, Global Infrastructure Software & Automation. She leads the GIO team responsible for delivering tooling and automation solutions to support operational management of global infrastructure. Additionally, her role encompasses […]

Tuesday, October 23
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Breakout B:
Powering Data Centers through Customization

The presentation will explore installations done in three mission-critical facilities: enterprise data centers, colocation data centers and healthcare data centers. Challenges MTU Onsite Energy faced and remedied in designing, delivering and installing systems at these facilities will be addressed. Customizing units, meeting government regulations and installing systems in remote locations will be highlighted. Attendees will […]

Rogelio Sullivan
Project Manager

Tuesday, October 23 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM The Silicon-Carbide Revolution and Data Centers (session) Mr. Sullivan has over twenty years experience managing research and development of efficient energy systems for a variety of applications including automotive, power grid, and renewable energy sectors. He has served as the US delegate to the International Energy Agency […]