Northern California Data Center Summit: Hear Compass Datacenters, Vantage Data Centers, 365 Main & More on April 10

Attendance Builds for Third Annual Northern California Summit: 365 Main, Alchemy Communications, Pacnet & Corning Cable Systems Join Speaker Roster

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If you are active in data center real estate and technology infrastructure, you will not want to miss The Third Annual Northern California Data Center Summit, a high-level market intelligence and networking event that will be held on April 10. The Third Annual Northern California Data Center Summit will convene Silicon Valley and San Francisco's most active and innovative data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives. Hear 50 speakers in 13 panel discussions and join the expected 400+ attendees on April 10 for important discussion, debate and networking.


Confirmed speakers:

  • Andy Jimenez, Vice President of Technology, Anixter
  • Zane Alsabery, CEO, Alchemy Communications, Inc.
  • Stephen I. Berkman, Partner – Real Estate Department, Paul Hastings
  • Rudy Bergthold, P.E. Senior Vice President & Chief Technical Officer, Cupertino Electric
  • Bill Bradley, Managing Director, Waller Capital
  • Sureel Choksi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vantage Data Centers
  • Chris Crosby, Founder & CEO, Compass Datacenters
  • Stephanie Condrell, Global Manager, China Telecommunications (tentative)
  • William F. Dougherty, Executive Director – Data Center Advisory Group, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Chris Downie, Chief Executive Officer, Telx
  • Derek Garnier, CEO, Layer42 Networks
  • Paul Gerrard, CEO, Digital Fortress, Inc.
  • Rajesh Ghai, Associate Director and Senior Tech Analyst, Macquarie Capital
  • David Graziano, General Manager, Silicon Valley Colocation
  • Paul Hopkins, Regional Vice President, DuPont Fabros Technology
  • Jerry Inguagiato, Senior Vice President, CBRE
  • Arman Khalili, Principal, Industry Capital
  • Angela Lambert, RCDD, Global Account technical Manager, Corning Cable Systems
  • Kelly Morgan, Senior Equity Analyst, Tier1 Research
  • Rob Morris, Partner, Rugen Street Capital
  • Bruce Myatt, PE, Founder of Critical Facilities Round Table, CTO at The Data Centers LLC, and Director Energy Management at Glenmount Global Solutions
  • Ryan Oró, General Manager – Western Region, Coresite
  • John Paulsen, VP of Real Estate, Digital Realty Trust
  • Vance Peterson, Solutions Architect, Schneider Electric
  • John Sarkis, VP Carrier and Connectivity Operations, Digital Realty Trust
  • John Scanlon, CEO, 365 Main
  • Jonathan Schildkraut, Managing Director, Evercore Partners
  • John Sheputis, CEO, Fortune Data Centers
  • Gina Tomlinson, Chief of Technology & Information Services, Overland Storage & Technologies
  • Peter van der Pas, Senior Auditor Appraiser – Business Division, Santa Clara County Assessors Office
  • Aaron Wangenheim, Executive Vice President, T5 Data Centers
  • Greg Vernon, Senior Vice President, Vantage Data Centers
  • Michael Wong, Vice President, GI Partners

For additional information, including detailed agenda and registration:


 NETWORKING & NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: 400+ senior-level commercial real estate and service providers firms are expected to attend this full-day market intelligence and networking event. Event space is limited — register today. 400+ are expected to attend. Attending firms, as of March 14, 2014:

  •     Accu-Tech Corporation
  •     Active Power
  •     AEI
  •     Air Enterprises
  •     Anixter
  •     Aria Technologies Inc.
  •     Arizona Commerce Authority
  •     CARLSON
  •     Carpathia
  •     Cassidy Turley
  •     CBRE
  •     CFS Partners, Inc.
  •     CLEAResult
  •     CoBank
  •     Compass Datacenters
  •     Coresite
  •     Craters & Freighters
  •     Critical Facilities Round Table
  •     Cummins Power Generation
  •     Cupertino Electric, Inc.
  •     Data Environments, Inc.
  •     DC Group
  •     DH Capital
  •     Digital Fortress, Inc.
  •     Digital Realty Trust
  •     DuCharme McMillen & Associates, Inc.
  •     DuPont Fabros Technology
  •     E1 Dynamics Inc
  •     EdgeConneX
  •     Emerson Network Power
  •     Evercore Partners
  •     Fortune Data Centers
  •     Geist Global
  •     GI Partners
  •     GORDON, Inc.
  •     Hewlett Packard
  •     Holder Construction
  •     Honeywell Life Safety
  •     Image Network Systems
  •     Integrated Design Group, Inc.
  •     JE Dunn Construction
  •     Latisys
  •     Macquarie Capital
  •     Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities
  •     Moss Adams LLP
  •     Optimal Power Solutions
  •     Overland Storage & Technologies
  •     Pacnet
  •     PARADIGM Structural Engineers, Inc.
  •     Patronus Data Centers
  •     Powersmiths Interational
  •     Primary Integration
  •     QTS
  •     Rack Solutions
  •     Raritan, Inc.
  •     Roux Associates, Inc.
  •     Rubicon Professional Services
  •     Rugen Street Capital
  •     S&C Electric
  •     Sachs Electric Company
  •     Santa Clara County Assessors Office
  •     Schneider Electric
  •     Shasta County EDC
  •     Sheehan Partners, ltd
  •     Silicon Valley Colocation
  •     Structure Research
  •     STULZ Inc.
  •     SV Colo
  •     Swinerton Critical Facilities
  •     T5 Data Centers
  •     TelAxis
  •     Telx
  •     The Finish Line
  •     The Swig Company
  •     Toshiba
  •     UMP
  •     Vantage Data Centers
  •     Waller Capital
  •     Wunderlich-Malec

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