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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).

Lee SmithData Center Industry ConsultantDataCenterDNA

Lee Smith has over 30 years of digital infrastructure industry experience. During the last 15 years he's been fully immersed in all matters related to designing, building, certifying, auditing and operating mission-critical data centers. He is an accomplished international data center consultant, covering strategy, planning, design, auditing, operational readiness, and improvement. Over the past few years, he has worked with clients to improve their operational readiness and recoverability in the event of a site disaster or major incident. As a proud member of the Infrastructure Masons Education Committee, he is passionate about skills development and education within the industry. He has mentored many and always enjoys learning more about the industry each day. He loves to share his knowledge and insight with others. He holds numerous professional accreditations and is widely recognized as a subject matter expert within the data center industry. Lee is an expert panelist and speaker and has participated in many data center and IT events across the world. Originally from South Africa, his professional base is now in Northern Virginia, USA.