CAPRE’s Second Annual Greater Portland Data Center Summit

May 15, 2018

All Speakers (Compact View | Expanded View)

    Sharif Fotouh

    Founder/CEO, Compass EdgePoint

    Emil Sayegh

    CEO, Hostway Services, Inc

    John Sheputis

    President, Infomart Data Centers

    Lane Anderson

    Vice President, Development- Western Region, QTS

    Sig Anderson

    Data Center Program Manager, CH2MHill

    Chris Balocco

    Sr. Business Development Executive for Cloud and Content, Equinix

    Michael Boyle

    Strategic Planning Director, Westin Building Exchange

    Mike Coleman

    Data Center Operations Executive - HWOps, Google

    Dan Dias

    Economic Development Director, City of Hillsboro

    Orlando Dolojan

    Director - Client Engagement, Uptime Institute

    Bill Evors

    Vice President, Winthrop Resources Corporation

    Troy Gagliano

    Business Development Manager, Portland General

    Derek Garnier

    President & COO, Evocative Data Centers

    Eric Hulbert

    President, Opus Interactive, Inc

    Keith Klesner

    Senior Vice President, North America, Uptime Institute

    Angie Lambert

    Manager - New Data Center Product and Service Development, Corning

    Conan Lee

    Managing Director, JLL

    Michael Lee

    Vice President, GI Parnters

    Jim Linkous

    Senior Vice President - Strategic Accounts, Infomart Data Centers

    Alan Lurie

    Managing Director, CBRE

    Ty Miller

    Vice President, Digital Realty

    Tim Mirick

    Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing, Sabey Data Centers

    Bruce Myatt

    Founder, Critical Facilities Roundtable

    Christopher Neil

    Senior Program Manager, Microsoft

    Kristy Rainwater

    Vice President, T5 Data Centers

    John Regan

    VP of Digital Infrastructure, Landmark Dividend

    Brian Tasker

    US Ecosystem Director - Partners and Alliances, Megaport

    Adam Waitkunas

    President and Founder, Milldam Public Relations

    Benjamin Watson

    Vice President, DMG Investments

    Eric Wendorf

    Staff Engineer, LinkedIn

    Jeffrey West

    Director of Data Center Research, CBRE

    Gene Williams

    Senior Director & Data Center Valuation Practice Group Leader, Cushman & Wakefield

Impact of Subsea Cable Landings, Blockchain, AI, Amazon on Data Center Design & Development in Oregon; Join 400+ Data Center Real Estate, Connectivity and End-User Executives on May 15

CAPRE, organizer of The Second Annual Greater Portland Data Center Summit, has confirmed high-level expert speakers in advance of the popular conference on May 15. Expert speakers represent the most active data center developers, investors, capital sources, end-users and consultants in Greater Portland, the northwest region and from around the United States.

The conference will be held on May 15 at World Trade Center in Portland. 400 attended CAPRE’s inaugural Greater Portland Data Center on May 31, 2017; 450+ are expected to attend on May 15, 2018. View photos of CAPRE’s Greater Portland Data Center Summit held on May 31, 2017 >

“CAPRE’s New York Data Center Summit in April 2018 was the most informative data center event I’ve personally attended in the last five years.” — Daniel Youssef, Data Center Capacity Manager, Bulge Bracket US Bank

“If you are interested in data centers or technology infrastructure, there is no better platform than CAPRE’s regional events. ” — David Spiewak, Managing Principal, DJS Group LLC / Next Tier HD

As global data center markets continue to see new demand due to migration of end-user data to cloud service, traditional colocation and wholesale facilities, CAPRE’s Second Annual Greater Portland Data Center Summit will bring new topics under the radar, including:

  • The Growth of Hyperscale: How to Build Relationships for the Industry’s Next Chapter;
  • The Future of Colocation: What Types of Tenants (Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs) Will Drive Colocation Demand?
  • The Rise of Colocation Marketplaces
  • The Edge and Ultra-Edge: Micro-Data Centers on Towers
  • The Future of Hybrid Cloud and IT;
  • Best practices for hiring data center employees and contractors;
  • How to reduce costs while reducing risk;
  • Analysis of data center opportunities in the Americas vs. Europe;
  • Analysis of network reconfiguration to support evolving needs;
  • Analysis of competitive West Coast markets;
  • Best practices for site selection;
  • A capital markets perspective on the data center industry, including analysis of the most active private equity and venture capital firms.

Expert speakers will discuss trends, patterns, opportunities and challenges, including:

  • What are the implications of new consolidators emerging in the data center arena?
  • What firms were most active in 2017?
  • What types of industry changes might we expect in 2018?
  • How will political changes around the globe impact the data center industry in 2018?
  • What are the new innovations relative to connectivity and data center design?
  • What is the global outlook in 2018 for data center investment and development?
  • Why is there such a huge valuation differential between the “haves” and “have nots” – i.e., scale, cash flow, strategic relevance?

Above: Data center industry thoughts leaders participated in CAPRE’s inaugural Greater Portland Data Center Summit, held on May 31, 2017.

Who should attend and participate?

  • Data center colocation, wholesale and cloud customers
  • Data center developers
  • Data center investors
  • Data center debt and/or equity sources
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Power/UPS firms
  • Telecom/fiber companies
  • Consultants/researchers
  • Public sector executives
  • Commercial real estate brokers

Develop Your Data Center Network at CAPRE’s Greater Portland Data Center Summit: Powerful Information, Networking & New Business Development Opportunities

Above: 400 senior-level data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives participated in CAPRE’s Greater Portland Data Center Summit, held on May 31, 2017.

2018 CAPRE Greater Portland Data Center Summit Schedule:
May 15, 2018; 8:00am-4:00pm

Full-Day Conference at World Trade Center in Portland: Panel sessions to focus on state of the market, new development/site selection, investment, financing, connectivity innovations

World Trade Center Portland
25 Southwest Salmon Street, Two
Portland, Oregon 97204

This event is produced by CapRate Events, LLC (CAPRE)
Telephone registration/questions: Ronnie Niederman | +1-646-829-7233
For exhibiting/sponsorship: Brian Klebash | +1-646-331-8777 |


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