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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).

Shad SechristData Center Pre Sales EgineerBelden

As a highly skilled professional with both an MBA and 20+ years of experience, I am an organizational leader focused on account development, demand creation, relationship management, and execution of sales growth plans in fast paced, rapid growth environments. I am passionate about attracting, developing, coaching, and retaining top sales talent and exceeding organizational objectives. I am a dedicated and results-oriented leader with more than 15 years of experience in the electrical and electronic manufacturing industry, including data center design, building infrastructure consulting, and Layer 1 network design. With a constant goal of having the greatest impact on business outcomes, I proactively collaborate with contractors, engineers, stakeholders, and end users to identify customer requirements and ensure customer satisfaction. I have extensive experience as a single point of contact for enterprise clients, delivering comprehensive solutions that address product selection, installation, logistics, project management, and process costs and which ensure a seamless turnkey deployment and integration. I cultivate lucrative relationships with clients, provide customized solutions, and determine opportunities for process improvement and increasing customer profitability. Areas of expertise include: • Performance management • Process improvement • Reliable and accurate forecasting • Strategic planning • Data-driven, analytical thinking • Demand creation • Relationship management • Layer 1 network design • Data center design • Data center power strategy • Supply chain solutions