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

    Jim Kerrigan

    Managing Principal & Founding Member, North American Data Centers

    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

Premier Chicago & Midwest Regional Data Center Summit to Convene: Join Active Developers, Investors, Capital Sources, End-Users and Industry Consultants

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