Registration now open! Also includes panel discussion with data center executives from Georgia Institute of Technology, Global Payments, AGCO and CBRE

ATLANTA, GA – May 13, 2019 – The TAG Infrastructure Society, part of Technology Association of Georgia, announced that it will be hosting its 7th Annual 2019 Data Center Summit featuring Google Data Center’s Heather Dooley as Keynote Speaker on May 22nd from 11am to 1:15pm at the Metropolitan Club in Alpharetta, GA.

Keynote Speaker: Heather Dooley, GOOGLE Data Centers, Business Operations

Heather Dooley is Chief of Staff for Google Data Center Business Operations and will be speaking on “Diversity in the Data Center Ecosystem”.

For over 20 years, Heather has been developing internet infrastructure —from the first days of DSL to today’s scaled data center services. Heather coordinates near-term strategic objectives for Google’s global data center organization, leading program management for internal tools and systems and executive communications.

Prior to Google, Heather was responsible for private cloud product management, data center commercial portfolio management, and business development for companies including Microsoft and Earthlink. She is passionately involved in developing opportunities for women in technology through volunteering, mentoring, and driving corporate diversity and inclusion initiative. Heather earned both a bachelor’s degree and MBA with honors from Gonzaga University.

Industry Panel Discussion with Data Center executives from Georgia Institute of Technology, Global Payments and AGCO; Moderated by Mike Lash from CBRE Data Center Solutions

Panelists include:

  • Marissa Jules; Georgia Tech Director, Architecture & Infrastructure
  • Todd Jordan; Global Payments Senior Vice President, Enterprise Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Hari Peruri; AGCO Director, Global Enterprise Technology Services

Enterprise IT organizations and data centers are experiencing significant transformation. As businesses undergo rapid changes, data centers are modernizing in support of revenue growth and innovation for organizations. Registration is now open at OR and includes speaker, lunch and panel discussion. Cost to attend is $30 for TAG members and $50 for non-members. Sponsorship tables will be available for a limited time. Please contact Darryl Berman at 678.570.7611 for more information.

TAG Infrastructure invites IT infrastructure and Data Center Facilities professionals, consultants, buyers, specifiers and vendors to attend and learn more about recruiting the next generation of IT and data center talent.

“Digital transformation, hybrid cloud, edge computing and IoT continue to drive demand within the Atlanta data center market,” said Tim Langan, Regional Vice President at Flexential and TAG Infrastructure Society Board Member. “And we are excited to learn more about the next generation of IT infrastructure talent. ”
About TAG Infrastructure
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