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Data Center World 2023

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. Data Center World educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in CST (Austin, Texas time zone).

Data Center World: Sustainability in the Data Center Industry (Human Capital)

Jane Hsieh  (Sr. Director, Sales, Aligned Data Center)

Carrie Goetz  (Amazon Best Selling Author, StrategITcom, LLC)

Emily Sullivan  (Director of Client Growth & Value, JLL)

Location: Room 5ABC

Date: Tuesday, May 9

Time: 11:05 am - 11:55 am

Pass Type: Industry Conference, Standard, AFCOM Vendor Member, All Access- Omdia, All Access- Workshop

Track: Sustainability & Mission Critical Facilities Management

Session Type: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

When "sustainability" is mentioned, we focus on climate concerns, such as scarcity of key resources like power, water, and renewable energy. But I would recommend we need to broaden our mindset to include "finding talents." Finding people and grooming talents need to be a critical, if not the most critical, aspect of your business.

We as an industry are already facing staffing challenges and will continue to grapple with long-running inequities in opportunities for women and looking for more diverse background talents to join us.

In this session, our all-female panel will be sharing our experiences on how to find opportunities in this industry, where you can look, and tips on how to prepare to join this fast and fun industry!


  • New knowledge of what the data center industry does and why we need more talents
  • Understand what opportunities are available
  • Skillset matching