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Data Center World 2021

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 2021 educational conference programming is focused on the rapidly advancing data center technologies like edge computing, co-location, hyperscale, and predictive analytics – all within a rapidly changing global business climate -- in order to give attendees a leg up on their competitors to become the new trailblazers of the data center.

Chris HillyerData Center Operations ManagerUC Davis Health

A forward thinking 25+ years industry professional. Currently Data Center Manager for UC Davis Health, and Former Cluster manager for AWS’s second largest cloud environment in the world. 6 years of Data Center Business Operations for a 500 billion dollar company. I have proven success working in a fast paced and hyperscale industry, currently managing all of UC Davis Health Data Center portfolio including well as 288 telecom spaces city wide. For AWS I was overseeing all ISP cabling business for AWS western. Also responsible for the first data center redesign in AWS history. Managing upwards of 250million dollars of capacity delivery. I hold two patents, as well as three products that I designed that are being sold today. I have excelled in my career; from my current DCM position to my years as an Design Engineer, to my current position with one of the largest Health Care systems in California. I hold BICSI RITP, OSP/D, AT, CNet CDCMP, CFOS/D, PM, MT. Proven Business Operations manager and technical Fiber Optic systems engineer. I also carry a NICET VSS CCTV credential and also know advanced AV with a background in Crestron/Extron/AMX systems. As a customer obsessed budget minded Operations manager, I was able to bring in new business to my companies, onboard new customers all while maintaining current customers with proven success. I am also a published author in technology. I have also worked with Industry leaders as a marketing consultant developing new strategies to make industry credentials a household name.