CAPRE’s Fourth Annual Greater Atlanta Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure Summit

Speakers and Advisors

Featured Speakers

Mike HigginsSenior Vice President, Business Development, INAP

As SVP of data center services at Internap, Mike Higgins leads the product management, business development and data center services design and site selection functions for Internap’s data center services business. He brings to Internap a deep knowledge and 20+ years of extensive financial, product planning and leadership experience in the telecommunications industry. Mike came […] more

As SVP of data center services at Internap, Mike Higgins leads the product management, business development and data center services design and site selection functions for Internap’s data center services business. He brings to Internap a deep knowledge and 20+ years of extensive financial, product planning and leadership experience in the telecommunications industry. Mike came […] more

Rick HuffmanData Center / Cloud Specialist, Telstra International

Rick has over 20 years of experience with telecommunications and technology companies such as Verizon/MCI Business, Pacnet and Telstra, that encompassed sales and engineering roles for data center, cloud, network architecture, security and managed services. Currently Rick oversees Data Center and Cloud services support for Telstra USA Enterprise, Wholesale and Channel teams. Responsible for US […] more

Rick has over 20 years of experience with telecommunications and technology companies such as Verizon/MCI Business, Pacnet and Telstra, that encompassed sales and engineering roles for data center, cloud, network architecture, security and managed services. Currently Rick oversees Data Center and Cloud services support for Telstra USA Enterprise, Wholesale and Channel teams. Responsible for US […] more

Jeff IveyStrategic Development, CPG

As Vice President, Strategic Development, Jeff is responsible for fostering growth and managing organizational operations across several cross-functional teams at CPG. A data center executive with over 30 years of experience, Jeff combines his extensive knowledge of data center operations, design, and facilities management with his project management expertise to ensure success for both clients […] more

As Vice President, Strategic Development, Jeff is responsible for fostering growth and managing organizational operations across several cross-functional teams at CPG. A data center executive with over 30 years of experience, Jeff combines his extensive knowledge of data center operations, design, and facilities management with his project management expertise to ensure success for both clients […] more

Timothy KiserOwner, Colo Atl, a JT Communications Company

Timothy A. Kiser, Owner and Founder of Colo Atl, is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in 35 states. With over 25 years of engineering experience, Mr. Kiser has served as the designer and engineer on over 70 telecommunications facilities. Mr. Kiser designed and constructed the fully-built Colo Atl colocation and Meet Me Room facility in […] more

Timothy A. Kiser, Owner and Founder of Colo Atl, is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in 35 states. With over 25 years of engineering experience, Mr. Kiser has served as the designer and engineer on over 70 telecommunications facilities. Mr. Kiser designed and constructed the fully-built Colo Atl colocation and Meet Me Room facility in […] more

Bob Kramlich Vice President - Atlanta, T5 Data Centers

Bob is VP of Enterprise Services for T5 in Atlanta. His primary role is to help T5 customers optimize workloads and create better alignment with the demands of their businesses. Bob helps his customers evaluate a combination of managed services, professional services & connectivity services so they can focus on better serving their customers’ needs. […] more

Bob is VP of Enterprise Services for T5 in Atlanta. His primary role is to help T5 customers optimize workloads and create better alignment with the demands of their businesses. Bob helps his customers evaluate a combination of managed services, professional services & connectivity services so they can focus on better serving their customers’ needs. […] more

Dave MeadowsDirector of Industry, Standards and Technology, Stulz

David C. Meadows II has worked in data center cooling since 1999. He is currently the Director of Industry, Standards, and Technology with STULZ USA, a manufacturer of precision air conditioning, humidification, and dehumidification products specifically designed for the data center. Previously David has served as both the Design Engineering Manager and the Applications Engineering […] more

David C. Meadows II has worked in data center cooling since 1999. He is currently the Director of Industry, Standards, and Technology with STULZ USA, a manufacturer of precision air conditioning, humidification, and dehumidification products specifically designed for the data center. Previously David has served as both the Design Engineering Manager and the Applications Engineering […] more

Michael ShawWholesale Data Center Solutions, GIGA Data Centers

Michael has twenty years’ experience in multiple roles within the technology & data center industry. He is a pioneer for collocation in Atlanta and the Southeast as the original sales leader for Exodus Communications when they opened the Atlanta market in 2000. He has a wide swath of transaction history selling colocation, professional services, cyber […] more

Michael has twenty years’ experience in multiple roles within the technology & data center industry. He is a pioneer for collocation in Atlanta and the Southeast as the original sales leader for Exodus Communications when they opened the Atlanta market in 2000. He has a wide swath of transaction history selling colocation, professional services, cyber […] more

Adam WaitkunasPresident and Founder, Milldam Public Relations

Adam Waitkunas is a public relations professional with extensive experience in media relations, marketing strategy, business development and strategic partnerships. Under his direction, Milldam has helped technology clients across the country secure articles in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CFO Magazine, Data Center Knowledge, Green Tech Media, The Boston […] more

Adam Waitkunas is a public relations professional with extensive experience in media relations, marketing strategy, business development and strategic partnerships. Under his direction, Milldam has helped technology clients across the country secure articles in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, CFO Magazine, Data Center Knowledge, Green Tech Media, The Boston […] more

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