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.
Kevin Kent, Founder & CEO of Critical Facilities Efficiency Solutions continues to be recognized throughout the United States and internationally as a leader in data center optimization, sustainability, and energy efficiency. He has an affiliation with several United States environmental foundations and is a Climate Reality Leader. For his commitment to improve global data center energy efficiency, decrease carbon footprint, and protect our environment, both nationally and internationally Kevin was selected to serve on the international Data Center Institute Board of Directors where he continues his focus on improving data center energy efficiency. Kevin is a global trainer for DCPro providing critical training and certification for the data center industry. Kevin has also earned countless certifications including CDCP and DCT facilities management. In 2021 Kevin has been recognized and awarded as global Top 100 Tech Innovator and Influencer as well as the London Edge Conference Innovator of The Year. He has been featured in several tech magazines, blogs, webinars, and live podcasts throughout the year.
In 2021 Kevin was invited to be a keynote speaker at many virtual & upcoming live conferences in the United States and internationally including an invitation to present at the United Nations technology center. His purpose in speaking is to create greater awareness of our climate emergency, global data center energy consumption, and provide education on how to achieve data center energy efficiency without sacrificing overall health or reliability of the facility. He will continue his global travels, creating awareness and providing education, throughout 2021.
When Kevin is not traveling, he can be found working in many data centers, putting into practice the same techniques he shares during his presentations, helping others optimize & gain efficiency in their data center and reducing their overall carbon footprint. His commitment to heal and protect our environment can be seen in many ways but none more visible than his donations to environmental foundations where thousands of trees have been planted as an incentive to data center owners who significantly reduce their carbon footprint.