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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).

Joseph FurmanskiDirector, Data Center Facilities and TechnologiesUPMC

Joseph Furmanski is in his 31st year with UPMC. He has managed a variety of technology administration groups and has been the Director of the Data Center Facilities and Technologies for the past 14 years. In this role he is responsible for management of the Data Centers and Cloud Operations for UPMC. Prior to UPMC Joe worked for Digital Equipment Corporation for more than nine years holding a variety of Technology and Management Positions in their Systems Integration and Consulting organizations. He also worked for five years developing Distribution Management and Accounting Software for several software OEMs. Joe began his career work as an Operator and Programmer for an engineering firm. Joe attended Drexel University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Science.