Data Centre World Awards 2021 – Our Shortlist Winners
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 · 2:00 p.m.
ABOUT THIS WEBINAR
With the vast impact and role that data centres have played throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, we wish to recognise the best in the industry and present the winner of each category with a trophy award at the Data Centre World Awards on 7-8 July 2021.
Ahead of the main event this summer, we are hosting this shortlist winner event, held on 24th March, as a precursor and first glimpse to our shortlist winners across the following 8 categories:
• Innovation Product of the Year
• Special Contribution to Improving Energy Efficiency
• Most Successfully Delivered Data Centre
• Green Data Centre of the Year
• Best Data Centre Operator
• Environmental Product of the Year
• Special Contribution to Improving Resilience through Innovation
• Best Talent Developer
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INTRODUCTION: Featuring Data Centre World’s Event Director & Our Partner at Dunwoody LLP. Introduction to the judging panel and their observations on the submissions
SHORTLIST ENTRANTS AND WINNERS PER CATEGORY: Announcing each category entrant for this year’s Awards. Disclosing the shortlist winners per category
CONCLUSION: A final wrap-up from our Event Director and what we can look forward to with the DCW Virtual Show in July 2021 as well as the Physical Show in March 2022
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Wednesday, March 24, 2021 · 2:00 p.m.
Rabinder is the European Event Director for the Data Centre Portfolio at CloserStill Media and leads a highly successful sales team. With twenty-three years of solid experience in frontline sales and management, Rabinder adapts well to challenges...
Partner at Dunwoody LLP. An engineer committed to improving standards and solution through development, information sharing and innovation. Served for over 20 years on the CIBSE Regional Committee and Council. Involved with design and IT critical...
Industry Standards and Professional Institution at The Data Centre Trade Association
With over 25 years experience in IT communications industry, in 2010 Steve co-founded the Data Centre Trade Association known globally as the DCA. Steve also sits on a number of steering committees, advisory boards and is passionate about driving...
CEO at sineQN, working with visionary clients and ambitious teams to deliver smart and more sustainable data centre infrastructure, Gavan founded the firm in 2007. Over the last 3 years Gavan has reshaped sineQN to respond to Client demand and...
Astrid is Sustainability Lead at Techbuyer, chair of the DCS Sustainability special interest ground and represents on the CEDaCI research programme into Circular Economy solutions for the data centre sector.
A commercial account Director with a background in mechanical engineer with key focus's on the indirect and Chiller Markets focusing on OPEX and CAPEX with a keen understanding of the TCO and WUE areas of the energy efficiency and power usage.
From Datacentre infrastructure, to telecommunications to managed services and cloud services and now the founder of HireHigher, I work in both the UK and Australia to drive aspirations and awareness of career and development opportunities for...
A Chartered Surveyor & Chartered Project Manager with over 20 years’ commercial experience currently specialising in the delivery of critical systems projects including Data Centres, electrical and mechanical services and fire detection and...
Ed was one of the pioneers of the mission critical facilities industry and has a technical background as a specialist in power systems for critical facilities. He has presented numerous technical papers on critical facilities design, testing and...
During his time at Equinix, Michael held the positions of both Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Sales, before moving into current role as Managing Director Equinix (Services), where he created the EMEA Business Development team...
Thomas is an entrepreneur with more than 22+ years’ experience in the datacenter field and consulting the financial industry. He has been a speaker, organizer and moderator at several international conferences and developed training materials and...
Alan is a professional mechanical engineer who has held senior engineering and operational positions within several UK blue chip companies including the food, print and FMCG sectors. Acknowledged as developing new and novel applications for...
Jonathan Evans began his career in the sector designing computer room in the early 80’s. In 2003 he founded Total Data Centre Solutions to advise on all aspects of co-location, particularly start-ups. Jonathan and his team then worked with...
Paul joined the board of Europgen in 2004 on a purely voluntary basis, and as like all associations, Europgen is a non-profit making organisations that lobbies in the EU for all the companies involved in the power generation industry.
Peter is the Engineering Director at VIRTUS. Since joining the team in 2015, he has been responsible for all aspects of engineering strategy, design and commissioning across the entire VIRTUS portfolio. With over 30 years of experience in senior...
Franek has extensive experience in every aspect of the property industry, from finance, design and construction to facilities and energy management. His area of expertise is mission-critical environments, having been involved in a myriad of...