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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).

Dennis ThankachanCEO and Co-FounderLightyear

Dennis Thankachan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Lightyear. Founded in 2019, Lightyear is a software platform that automates the enterprise telecom lifecycle - from RFP to install to renewal - and has raised over $17M in venture capital from top investors. Dennis started his career as an Investment Banker at Goldman Sachs, and was then an Investment Professional for PointState Capital, a $10B hedge fund, where he invested in public technology companies prior to starting Lightyear. Dennis is also an active angel investor in several high- growth, early stage SaaS and marketplace companies. Dennis holds Bachelors degrees with honors in Computer Science and Finance from The University of Texas.