A highly experienced entrepreneur with strong professional skilled in Business Planning, Operations Management, Event Management, Real-estate Development, Sales and Marketing.
The Co-Founder of Datacenter Dynamics, Dan founded DCD in 1998 and remained the acting CEO, until 2013. Under his leadership, the company became globally recognised as a leading voice of the data centre industry and during Dan’s leadership was holding 47 conferences in 37 countries, operating a thriving publishing, training and research business through 13 overseas and a staff base of 150. Having worked in the data centre and cloud infrastructure industry since its inception, Dan has an intricate understanding of this rapidly developing sector.
After stepping down from DCD in 2014, Dan created RockScar as a holding company to capitalise on the industry understanding and global network that he had built over the last twenty years. RockScar has worked with multiple organisations involved in the entire life cycle of Digital Infrastructure in various regions globally.
Through his variety of engagement’s Dan has worked extensively in both residential and commercial real-estate, and cloud and data centre technology. He understands the end to end development process and the challenges of delivering and operating complex digital infrastructure projects in multiple international locations.
He is currently working on his next media and events project with the launch of Digital Infrastructure Partners a group of like-minded individuals focused on moving the global market towards sustainable digital infrastructure. Dan is also working with Salute Mission Critical to help them grow and develop their business in Europe. Salute Mission Critical specialises in both project work and operating mission critical infrastructure using a veterans work force.