The Sixth Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit

Jun 7, 2017

All Speakers

    Jerry Blair

    Vice President, DataBank, Ltd.

    Andy Cvengros

    Senior Vice President - Data Center Solutions, JLL

    Mike Hammett

    Chief Information Officer, MidWest Internet Exchange

    Brian Johnston

    Chief Technology Officer, QTS

    Tom Kutz

    President, Lake Michigan Region 7 x 24

    James Leach

    Vice President Marketing, RagingWire Data Centers

    Miles Loo, Jr.

    Executive Director, Cushman & Wakefield Western, Inc.

    Matt Palese

    Senior Director, Equinix

    Paul Schlattman

    Senior Vice President, ESD

If you are active in the data center industry or looking to become more active, you will not want to miss The Sixth Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Summit. This full-day conference will be held on June 7 at Venue One in Chicago and feature 40+ speakers who will offer comprehensive analysis of the market opportunities and challenges. The Sixth Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit will feature 13 hours of combined informational panels and networking. Participating end-users will represent the leading financial institutions and most active firms. More than 2,500 senior-level industry executives have attended this premier regional summit over the last five years.

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

  • What are the implications of new consolidators emerging in the data center arena?
  • What types of industry changes might we expect in 2017?
  • How will political changes around the globe impact the data center industry in 2017?
  • What are the new innovations relative to connectivity and data center design?
  • What is the global outlook in 2017 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 The Fifth Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit held on June 7, 2016.

“I participated in the Chicago Data Center Summit as a panelist in 2014, representing our new subsidiary Forsythe Data Centers. The Summit provided a good opportunity to network with fellow data center and hosting providers and hear about the trends in the Chicago and Midwest data center markets.” — Bill Brennan, President & CEO, Forsythe Technology

2017 Greater Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit Schedule:

June 7, 2017; 8:00am-5:00pm

Full-Day Conference at Venue One Chicago: Panel sessions to focus on state of the market, new development/site selection, investment, financing, connectivity innovations

For telephone registrations and general inquiries:
Ronnie Niederman, 646-829-7233
For sponsorship/exhibitor inquiries: | 917-460-3572