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Data Center World 2022

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 2022 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. Click on session titles for full session descriptions. All times noted are in CST (Austin, Texas time zone).

Christopher HillyerData Center Operations ManagerUC Davis Health

Currently the Data Center Manager at UC Davis Health. Formally the Global Inside Plant Capacity Design Engineer for AWS Western Region. Controlling all Design and Engineering of existing Data Centers from Ohio to Asia Pacific. Prior to that I managed all cabling Biz Ops for AWS's second largest cloud environment in the world. Responsible for 25 million dollars annually in project/vendor management. In my time at AWS I have developed the first DC redesign in AWs history. I have three products I have developed that are being sold on the market. as well as engineered cabling methods to offset customer impact. A seasoned 24 year Telecommunications industry professional that currently holds four major credentials including the BICSI RITP and Outside plant design credential CNet CDCMP, along with a FOA Certified Fiber Optic Specialist/ Designer. While at BICSI I assisted in the writing of new TDMM. I was the face of the RITP program for BICSI and wrote two articles for the ITC journal. In my career I have worked my way up from Installer to Senior Technician, Project/Operations Manager, and Master Trainer for a VDV training program in Northern California where he worked to develop the first regional training program for the IBEW/NECA. I also held the position of Senior PM/Business Development for a major electrical contractor in San Francisco. I have spent most of his career in the SCS industry with a focus on fiber optics, but also have proven experience in CCTV, Security, and audio video products like Crestron and Extron. He has spent years studying the Telecom industry and see himself at the fore front of the SCS world. Specialties: Manager, Designer, and installation of Fiber Optics, Surround Sound system, OSP, TIA standard, CCTV Systems