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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).

John ParkerGlobal Data Center ManagementEsri

John is a Senior Data Center Management MBA professional with over 30 years IT experience in 4 industries (Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Banking, Software) and currently manages Global Data Centers for Esri. Recent accomplishments include modernizing and consolidating Legacy Data Centers, migrating On-Prem Data Centers to Collocations, creating Data Center Models and Strategies, implementing hybrid data center models, defining, and implementing ITSM processes. Professionally he resides on the Data Center Institute Board of Directors, a former President of AFCOM chapters in Southern California and North Carolina and SoCal 7x24 Exchange. John is also an accomplished international speaker. Recent speaking gigs include: Data Center Dynamics, Pink19, GDCON, Frankfurt Cloud Expo, IMN, the CDM-CIO Summits, Digital Media Educators, Data Center World, 7x24 Exchange and a guest speaker at universities.