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CAPRE’s Seventh Annual Northern California Data Center Summit

Feb 20, 2018

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    Chris Crosby

    CEO, Compass Datacenters

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    James Staten

    Global Head of Market Development, Equinix

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    Mozan Totani

    Director - Head of Data Center Development and Delivery, Oath IaaS

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    Sami Badri

    Senior Analyst, Credit Suisse

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    Mark Bauer

    Managing Director/National Director – Data Center Solutions (DCS), Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc.

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    Johan Börje

    Director of Marketing, Stockholm Data Parks

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    Anna Claiborne

    SVP - Software Engineering, PacketFabric

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    Cary Frame

    CEO, Polargy

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    Mattias Ganslandt

    CEO and President, Multigrid Data Centers

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    Derek Garnier

    President & COO, Evocative Data Centers

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    Christof Hammerli

    Digital Infrastructure, Landmark Dividend LLC

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    Paul Hopkins

    Vice President, Colt Data Centre Services

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    Bob Hunter

    Founder and CEO, AlphaGuardian Networks

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    Jerry Inguagiato

    Senior Vice President, CBRE

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    Daryl Jurbala

    Engineering Manager, Twilio Inc.

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    Arman Khalili

    CEO, Evocative Data Centers

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    James Leach

    Vice President Marketing, RagingWire Data Centers

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    Michael Lee

    Senior Asset Manager, Digital Realty

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    Jack Leidecker

    VP - Information Security, Digital Realty

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    Miles Loo, Jr.

    Global Lead, Valuation & Advisory, Data Center Consulting Group, Newmark Knight Frank

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    Craig McGahey

    CEO, RT3 Advisors

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    Dave Meadows

    Director of Industry, Standards and Technology, Stulz

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    Donald Mitchell

    Data Center Division Manager, Victaulic

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    Mike Nguyen

    Founder and CEO, Inflect

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    Ryan Oro

    Senior Vice President, EdgeCore Data Centers

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    Michael Ortiz

    Managing Director/Principal, Hemisphere Capital Advisors, LLC

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    Jon Paulsen

    Senior VP, DCI Technology Holdings, LLC

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    Christian Pedersen

    Director of Western Region Channel & Alliances, INAP

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    John Piccone

    Senior Manager - Real Estate, Veritas Technologies LLC

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    Jonathan Reichental, Ph.D.

    Chief Information Officer, City of Palo Alto

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    Raul Saavedra

    Executive Vice President, JLL

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    Andrew Schaap

    CEO, Aligned Energy

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    Miroslav Tenkl

    Director – West Coast Operations, Czech Invest

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    Jeffrey West

    Director of Data Center Research, CBRE

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    Wenli Yu

    CEO, Archimedes Controls Corp.

Join 400+ Data Center Real Estate, Connectivity and End-User Executives on February 20 to Discuss San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Emerging Northern California Markets Trends and Patterns

CAPRE, organizer of The Seventh Annual Northern California Data Center Summit, has confirmed high-level expert speakers in advance of the popular conference on February 20. Expert speakers represent the most active data center developers, investors, capital sources, end-users and consultants in Northern California and from around the globe.

The conference will be held on February 20 at St. Francis Yacht Club, a beautiful event facility with the state-of-the art technology and networking space. More than 2,500 have attended CAPRE’s Northern California Data Center Summit since its inception in 2012; 450+ are expected to attend on February 20, 2018. View photos of CAPRE’s Northern California Data Center Summit held in February 2017 >

“CapRate data center events are very valuable. The informational panels and quality of attendees have helped in my day-to-day in the data center industry. If you’re in the industry, you’ll find the conferences provide a resource” — Sami Badri , Equity Research | Communications Infrastructure, CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC

“I attended and spoke in CapRate’s Greater Boston & New England Data Center Summit in December 2017. The event had a good mix of data center executives (providers, end-users and engineers) and the sessions offered a significant learning opportunity.” — Indra Purkayastha, CEO & Founder, Purkay Labs

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 Seventh Annual Northern California 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 Canadian 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 Sixth Annual Northern California Data Center Summit, held on February 21, 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  Northern California Data Center Summit: Powerful Information, Networking & New Business Development Opportunities


Above: 450 senior-level data center real estate and technology infrastructure executives participated in CAPRE’s Northern California Data Center Summit, held on February 21, 2017.

2018 Northern California Data Center Summit Schedule:
February 20, 2018; 8:00am-4:00pm

Full-Day Conference at Saint Francis Yacht Club: Panel sessions to focus on state of the market, new development/site selection, investment, financing, connectivity innovations

St. Francis Yacht Club  
99 Yacht Rd.
San Francisco, CA 94123

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 | info@capremedia.com