Speaker Group: Festival Day 2 Morning

Gary Watson

With over 25 years’ experience of working across the telecoms, data centre, managed services and cloud sector across Europe, Gary Watson was appointed as the Country Manager in 2016 for Keppel Data Centre REIT in Ireland. Keppel DC REIT is the first data centre real estate investment trust (DC REIT) to be listed in Asia… Read more »

Frank Grundholm

Frank Taaning Grundholm is the Vice President of Global HVACR sales in ABB Motion. Throughout his 25 years in the HVAC, Water and Refrigeration industries, he has focused  on energy savings and sustainable building specifications, and has contributed to  ensuring that buildings and infrastructure are both operationally sound and sustainably developed. Frank took  part in… Read more »

Eddie Kilbane

Eddie Kilbane is a seasoned Entrepreneur specialising in Data Centre Developments, in markets across Europe and the USA. Eddie has built and operated mission-critical data centre facilities in Europe since 2011, focusing on the redevelopment of existing buildings into data centres that can be brought to market quickly, with projects actively under development in Ireland… Read more »

Joe McCaffrey

Joe is a Chartered M&E Quantity Surveyor with specific experience in data centre design and construction. Co-founder of Duke McCaffrey, Joe has led on some of Ireland’s largest data centre projects for large funds, data centre developers and owner operators including Keppel, Digital Realty and Serverfarm Reality. As specialist M&E cost consultants, over the past… Read more »

Brian Doherty

Experienced Technology Professional and Managing Director with over 30 years experience of working in the ICT and Data Centre Infrastructure & Services sector.. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Entrepreneurship, and large scale Program Management. Highly skilled business & technology professional with a Postgraduate Diploma Marketing, MSc Computer Science, University of Ulster. Brian continues to blaze… Read more »