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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).

Shweta SarafDirector of PlatformNetflix

Shweta is leading Platform Networking teams that powers the largest streaming network on the earth - Netflix. Her teams are responsible for building various components of the network, like the cloud gateway, the cloud networking stack, network as service platform and service mesh.

Prior to Netflix, Shweta was Head of Network Modernization at Equinix. In her role, she is transforming the one of the largest network’s on the planet by driving efforts around network disaggregation, network efficiency and network intelligence with focus on open source. She previously scaled the Edge Infrastructure teams that built the Equinix Metal - baremetal cloud offering and Network Edge - network NFV offering at Equinix. She has also held leadership roles at Packet, DigitalOcean and Cisco. Shweta is passionate about making space for all the voices in tech and has worked (for the last decade) to advance women and other minorities in tech. Shweta mentors many leaders in tech and also co-host of Traceroute podcast for the upcoming season. Shweta is 40 under 40 honoree for 2022, recognized by Silicon Valley Business Journal for her contributions to tech and community. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband, son and a fur baby.