Thursday, April 14, 2022
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PT
Still time to register for a FREE webinar where you will hear the latest trends on data center sustainability from OCP Members Intel and Submer, along with analyst firm, Dell'Oro Group.
During the webinar, you'll learn:
Framing the data center sustainability opportunity
Discuss the standardization of data center metrics that align with sustainability goals
Understand the role and opportunities created by open architectures and circular economy principles
Showcase some of today’s most sustainable data center solutions
Cliff Grossner, VP Market Research at Open Compute Project Foundation (OCP)
At the Open Compute Project Foundation, Dr. Grossner leads its market intelligence function and is responsible for driving awareness of OCP, training and certification programs, and guiding inventors presenting their early-stage company ideas to potential investors. Dr. Grossner has more than 25 years of telecommunications industry experience encompassing scientific research, market analysis, corporate and product strategy, product management and marketing. His current interests includeIT Ecosystems from cloud to the edge looking at the equipment [servers, IT networking and storage] and software, and physical infrastructure [power and cooling] needed for computation, with a focus on edge computing, silicon components included in IT equipment including coprocessors for AI and ML. Previously, Dr. Grossner was head of the Cloud and Data Center Research Practice, which he launched at Infonetics research and followed through transitions to IHS, IHS Markit and Informa Group. Prior to Infonetics, he held senior positions, including heading strategic marketing for Alcatel-Lucent's enterprise network business, tenures at Bell Labs, several startups and Nortel. He earned his Ph.D. at McGill University, and his Master of Science in Computer Science at Concordia University, winning national scholarships to support his graduate work. He holds more than 10 patents in computer networking, networking embedded security and telecommunications applications.
Lucas Beran, Principal Analyst at Dell'Oro Group
Specialities: Data Center Physical Infrastructure
Lucas Beran joined Dell’Oro Group in 2021 and is responsible for the coverage of Data Center Physical Infrastructure. Mr. Beran’s research and analysis has been frequently quoted in leading trade and business publications including Bloomberg, CRN, Data Center Knowledge, Information Week, Mission Critical, SdxCentral, The NexPlatform, and The Verge. Mr. Beran regularly speaks at industry conferences such as Data Center Dynamics and Data Center World, and also presents to senior executives at corporations. Mr. Beran graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Economics and Applied Mathematics minor from the Honors College of Boise State University.
John Miranda, Director, Strategy Office, Data Center and AI Group at Intel
John Miranda is a Director in Intel’s Data Center and AI Group Strategy Office. In this role, John is responsible for a companywide market and technology trend sensing program that brings outside in perspectives on emerging forces that will shape the ecosystem Intel operates in. These insights are used to better anticipate the implications of emerging forces to Intel, the associated opportunities (or threats) they may represent, and inform strategy development at both the Data Center and AI business Group and the broader corporate strategy office. In the context of this Webinar, John noted a rising urgency on sustainability with respect to the Information, Communications and Technology sector, leading to internal to Intel and external contributions aiming to accelerate product and technology transition towards more sustainable solutions. John’s background is in Computer Science (began in high school with Apple IIs!), and in recent years, focusing on the intersection of compute and business strategy. Outside of work, John enjoys photography, hiking, and the natural beauty of California’s Central Coast where he and his family live.
Daniel Pope, Co-founder & CEO at Submer Immersion Cooling
Daniel Pope started his first data centre business when he was 16, which was later sold to Telefónica. After that, he started a long career as a solution architect and as an architecture director and Integration EMEA at Ingram Micro Cloud. In 2015, he founded Submer with Pol Valls Soler intending to change how data centres are being built from the ground up. The aim is to make them as efficient as possible and to have little or positive impact on the environment around them, reducing their footprint and their consumption of precious resources such as water.