2016 TCC Program Agenda
February 25, 2016

Track A

Data Center/Facilities Case Studies

Track B

Converging Technology Topics

Tech Hub

(Exhibit Floor)

7:30 - 9:00 am

Registration - Continental Breakfast - Networking - Visit Exhibitors

9:00 - 9:10 am

Welcome from Maricel Cerruti, Founder of TCC

9:10 - 9:50 am

Opening Keynote Speaker:

The Future of Communication Technology
Speaker: Patrick Schwerdtfeger, Leading Authority on Global Business Trends

10:00 - 10:40 am

Track A

Samsung Device Solutions America’s (DSA) Headquarters Building Project Case Study

Speaker: Chris Feduniw, Sr. Director IT- R&D DS BI Group at Samsung

Speaker: Geary Johnson, Senior Manager of America Facilities at Samsung

Track B

The Future of Audiovisual

Moderator: Cory Schaeffer, Director of Systems Solutions at QSC

Panelist: Travis Reed, IT - Unified Communications and Collaboration Engineer at Juniper Networks

Panelist: Kenneth Bolden, Principal IT Infrastructure Specialist at Symantec

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers

10:40 - 11:00 am


11:00 - 11:40 am

Track A

What Decisions Help Drive Your Data Center Strategy?

Moderator: Brian Donathan, Principal at TELADATA

Panelist: Kristopher Sims, Director of Infrastructure Solutions Architects at Sysorex USA

Panelist: Dan Madrigal, Head of Acquisitions - Data Center Strategy and Site Selection at Facebook

Panelist: Dean Nelson, Vice President, Global Foundation Services (GFS) at eBay

Track B

Improving Productivity and Flexibility in the Workplace

Moderator: Michael Charney, CEO Spectrum PMG

Panelist: Dan Hoffman, Corporate Real Estate Facilities Executive at Nimble Storage

Panelist: Ed Pate, Director II, Global Real Estate, Facilities, & Security at SanDisk

Panelist: Ned Fennie, President, Fennie+Mehl Architects

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers

11:50 am - 1:30 pm

Lunch - Visit Exhibitors - Networking - Raffle Prize Announcements

Platinum Lunch Sessions

12:20 - 12:50 pm

Track A

Crestron Platinum Presentation:
Crestron Fusion

Speaker: Steve Alexander, Executive Director at Crestron NW

Track B

Distributed Antenna Systems in Today's Environment

Speaker: Nels Olson, AT&T Solutions Group

Speaker: Gary Flynt, Young Wireless Solutions

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers

1:00 - 1:30 pm

Track A

TELADATA Presentation

True Confessions of an AV Consultant

Moderator: Brian Mata, Audiovisual Design Manager at TELADATA

Panelist: Adam Dixon, Audiovisual Project Manager at TELADATA

Panelist: Daniel Karz-Wagman, Audiovisual Designer/ Project Manager at TELADATA

Panelist: Matt Halpin, Audiovisual Systems Design/ Project Manager at TELADATA

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers

1:40 - 2:20 pm

Track A

Data Center Longevity Lifecycle Management: Squeezing Every Watt Out of Your Data Center

Moderator: Mark Honer, Director, SDDC Engineering Operations at VMware

Panelist: Richard Donaldson, Director Infrastructure Management & Operations at eBay

Panelist: Dan Lunderville, Manager, Lab Infrastructure and Operations at Palo Alto Networks

Panelist: Orlando Castro, Sr. Manager Data Center Solutions, at Kaiser Permanente - IT


Track B

Connected Building

Speaker: Ned Bagno, Manager, Global Energy Management and Sustainability at Cisco Systems

Speaker: Luis Suau, Solution Architect, IOE Vertical Solutions Group at Cisco Systems

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers

2:20 - 2:35 pm


2:35 - 3:15 pm

Track A

Case Study: Fidelity's Data Center Consolidation - Implementing Capacity in an Agile Way

Speaker: Lou Gregus, Senior Director of Engineering at Fidelity Investments

Speaker: Glyn Blanks, Vice President, Data Center Services at Fidelity Investments

Track B

Reducing Power Quality Incidents Through Local Power Quality Communities

Moderator: Andy Taylor, CEO at Applied Power Technologies

Panelist: Rick Turner, Sr. Manager, Site Operations at NetApp

Panelist: Kerry Haywood, Executive Director at Moffett Park Business Group

Panelist: Don Bray, Executive Director, Smart Energy Enterprise Development at Joint Venture Silicon Valley SEEDZ

Panelist: Larry Owens, Silicon Valley Power

Roundtable Discussions

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers

3:15 - 3:30 pm


3:30 - 4:10 pm

Track A

CFRT Panel Discussion:
Water Utilization - The Newest in Data Center Solutions and Strategies

Moderator: Bruce Myatt, Critical Facilities Solutions

Panelist: Greg Bush, Sr Manager Real Estate and Facilities at SAP

Panelist: Mukesh Khattar, Technical Executive, Data Centers at EPRI

Panelist: Henry Wong, Senior Staff Technologist at Intel Corp

Panelist: Dr. Magnus Herrlin, Program Manager, High Tech Facility Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

Tech Hub

Learn about new products and collaborate with peers

4:10 - 4:20 pm


Roundtable Discussions

4:20 - 4:40 pm

Table A:

Crestron Fusion

Speaker/Host: Steve Alexander, Executive Director at Crestron NW

Table B:

Optimizing Your Data Center in a Wholesale Environment

Speaker/Host: Jack Vonich, VP of Sales at Instor Solutions

Table C:

Addressing Key Issues Corporate Security Organizations Face Today

Speaker/Host: Thomas Keller, Senior Consultant at TELADATA

Table D:

AFCO Systems
De-Mystifying NFPA 75 regulations for Aisle Containment

Speaker/Host: John Consoli, VP of Marketing at AFCO Systems

Table E:

Will your Data Center Work After Your Data Center Move?

Speaker/Host: Kristopher Sims, Manager of Solutions Engineers at Sysorex

4:40 - 5:00 pm

Table A:

Emergency Power Shutdown Controls: EPO Systems - A Failure Waiting to Happen!

Speaker/Host: Chris Reimer, Business Development Manager at Facilities Protection Systems

Table B:

Is Your Data Center Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

Speaker/Host: Jawahar Swaminathan, Director of Power Sales and Sales Engineering at Raritan

Table C:

Universal Electric Corporation
eBay Case Study: Standardization of Starline Track Busway to Reduce Potential Incident Energy for Better Arc Flash Protection

Speaker: Shawn Tugwell, Senior Data Center Design Engineer at eBay

Host: Alex St. John, Regional Sales Manager at Starline Busway by UEC Corp.

Table D:

Maximizing Data Center Efficiency: Right-Sizing IT Infrastructures

Speaker/Host: Joe Reyes, Data Center Solutions Specialist, Rittal Corporation

5:10 - 7:00 pm

Closing Reception - Grand Prize Announcement