The Green Grid announces keynote speakers for its Annual Forum and Members Meeting 2012
12 Dec 2011 Portland -
Establishing standards that deliver resource-efficient computing, improve productivity and minimize environmental impact is a critical challenge facing IT, sustainability and business decision makers across a number of industries. You can join The Green Grid, the IT industry's leading voice for advancing resource efficiency in data centres and business computing ecosystems, at the Fifth Annual Green Grid Forum and Members Meeting. The event will seek to elevate these important topics and discuss new solutions forMoving to Resource Efficient IT: Achieving Greater Productivity and Environmental Sustainability.
Being held on March 6-7, 2012, at the Double Tree Hotel in San Jose, California, Forum 2012 will take an in-depth look at industry trends affecting the future of resource-efficient IT and will showcase emerging tools, metrics, best practices and case studies to help technical, sustainability and business decision makers improve performance.
The Green Grid is presenting the following keynote speakers for Forum 2012:
- Bob Cashner is SVP of Corporate Properties at Wells Fargo Bank, where he has worked for over 20 years to help ensure high-resiliency, cost-effective and sustainable operations for mission critical facilities, including data centres.
- Chandrakant D. Patel is an HP Senior Fellow and director of the Sustainable Ecosystems Research Group at HP Laboratories. Chandrakant D. Patel has been a pioneer in microprocessor and system thermo-mechanical architectures, management of available energy as a key resource in "smart" data centres, and most recently, application of the IT ecosystem to enable a net positive impact on the environment.
- Aaron Davis is the chief marketing officer at Schneider Electric and has held senior marketing positions in the IT industry for the past 20 years. He regularly speaks at global industry events and is a strong advocate for energy efficiency and sustainability.
For more information or to register for Forum 2012, you can visit http://www.regonline.com/thegreengridforum2012memberregistration