Archives: Speakers

Luc Bossaert

Luc Bossaert (58) is a serial entrepreneur and CEO of Ethernetics (“Decarbonise Data Centers”).  The mission of Ethernetics is to reduce electricity consumption of Data Centers in a very innovative and complementary way (to other energy efficiency initiatives). It does this at the level of the electricity socket, by means of its AI-driven proprietary PDU,… Read more »

Bobby Smith

Bobby Smith is Head of Energy Storage Ireland (ESI), a representative body for the energy storage industry in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Bobby works with ESI members and policy makers to promote the development of energy storage on the island and remove barriers to the integration of new flexible technologies. Previously, Bobby worked as an… Read more »

Mark Gallacher

With 17 years of experience in the IT industry, Mark heads up the Circular Asset Management department in Techbuyer. With a Sales and Operations background and time spent at HP, Arrow & Dell, Mark has experienced a lot of changes in his career and has seen customer requirements and attitudes change within that time especially… Read more »

Laura Allwood

Laura is currently in her 5th year at university studying construction management on an apprenticeship program as an Assistant Project Manager with Arcadis. She has been in the Data Centre Industry for almost 3 years working on some interesting projects in the UK and Europe for a number of high profile clients. Laura is very… Read more »

Mike Meyer

Mike Meyer is Managing Director of Portman Partners and supports firms in the digital infrastructure space to find the best leadership talent. He has more than 27 years of experience across digital infrastructure, datacenter, IT, and telecoms businesses and as a seasoned director, founder, and entrepreneur, Mike has an established track record of evaluating and… Read more »

Scott Roots

Scott Roots brings over 20 years of experience of datacenter and digital infrastructure, based out of Uptime Institute London office, he is responsible for managing Uptime Institute’s client relationships in much of Europe. He has been at Uptime Institute for over nine years, assisting clients to achieve excellence in design, build, operations, sustainability, and resilience…. Read more »

Dr Quin Jernigan

Dr. Quin Jernigan joined Amazon Web Services (AWS) in 2021 following a successful early career in university education. Her experience in teaching, assessment and curriculum development, led to a role as a learning experience designer for data center operations engineers. Here, she developed upskilling and training programs, resulting in employee advancement. Currently, Dr. Jernigan is… Read more »

Luisa Cardani

Luisa C. Cardani is the Head of the Data Centres Programme at techUK, aiming to provide a collective voice for UK operators and working with government to improve business environment for the data centres sector. Prior to joining techUK, Luisa worked in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport as the Head of International… Read more »