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Previous participants in Exec Roundtable | Data Centers (Last updated March 16, 2023)
Fred Ellermeier
Black & Veatch, Vice President, Connected Communities
Fred Ellermeier is Vice President of Black & Veatch’s Connected Communities business. Connected Communities is Black & Veatch’s innovation and tech...
Rachel Merlo
Google Fiber, Community Manager, Kansas City Google Fiber
Gregory Kratofil
Polsinelli PC, Shareholder
Greg Kratofil's experience includes complex technology and commercial contracting transactions, technology and software-based mergers and acquisiti...
Troy Carlson
Initiatives, Inc. , President & CEO
Paul Tancona
Windstream Communications
Lisa Qualls
IBM, Global Technology Services Territory Leader
Matthew Simmons
Unite Private Networks, Vice President of Enterprise Sales North Region/Central Region
James Taylor
Bluebird Network, Director, Carrier Sales
Steve Cosentino
Stinson LLP, Attorney
Lexi Peterson
Jill McCarthy
Kansas City Area Development Council, SVP | Corporate Attraction
Jill leads a high-achieving team for KCADC—driving new business, talent attraction and capital investment to KC’s 18 county, 50+ city, bi-state r...
Lisa Kaiser
Garmin International Inc.
Sean Stenger
LightEdge Solutions
Sean Khurana
LightEdge Solutions, President & COO
Kevin Sears
JE Dunn Construction
John Dougherty
Unbound, Chief Technology Officer
Steve Hannah
Polsinelli PC, Director of Information Security
Steve Lapour
Amazon Web Services, Enterprise Account Executive
John Engelmann
KCP&L, Manager- Economic Development
Drew Thompson
Black & Veatch, Director - Data Center / Mission Critical Facilities
Mike Fernholz
JE Dunn Construction
Peter Cunningham
Google Fiber, General Manager, Google Fiber
Neelima Parasker
SnapIT Solutions, CEO
Neelima Parasker has a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Master’s Degree in Computer Science, and Project Management Professional ...
Sue Schaefer
Bluebird Network, Director Business Development
Jon Stephens
Port KC, President + CEO
John Gaiser
Unite Private Networks, Account Director
Paul Tancona
Unite Private Networks, Senior Sales Director
Brandon Smith
Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri, Business Development Officer
Scott Unruh
JE Dunn Construction, CISO
Michael Hannan
LightEdge Solutions, Chief Security Officer
Doug Romi
Bluebird Network, Director Enterprise Sales
Mike Harris
Bluebird Network, Enterprise Sales Manager
Chris Teddy
JE Dunn Construction, Vice President Mission Critical
Tim Schaffer
AREA Real Estate Advisors, President
Erica Froelich
JE Dunn Construction, Sr. Marketing Specialist
Kurt Hadermann
BlueScope Buildings North America, VP Technology
Scott Morris
National Association of Insurance Commissioners, CTO
John Schwendeman
Arista Networks, Regional Sales Manager
May Lee
Netrality - 1102 Grand, Director of Marketing
Jeff Martin
Lincoln Rackhouse, VP, Datacenters
Joe Morgan
Joe's Datacenter, LLC, Owner
Graham Jones
JE Dunn Construction
Ashlynn Horras
Diode Ventures, Sr Project Manager (Diode Ventures)
As Diode’s Sr Project Lead, Ashlynn Horras leverages her background in execution of large, complex projects to identify the critical resources to a...
Greg Elliott
1623 Farnam, LLC, Vice President, Business Development
Christopher Harrell
Verizon, Community Engagement
Tonya Phillips
Zerto, Inc., Enterprise Sales Representative
Dan Hefle
Arista Networks, Regional Sales Manager
Jeff Perry
Google Fiber
Paul Neidlein
JE Dunn Construction, Mission Critical Business Development
Mike McDaniel
Black & Veatch, Diode Ventures
Brandon Smith
Anna Goebel
Black & Veatch, Business Development - Diode Ventures
Brian Corn
PlanIT Impact, CTO / CPO
Jamie Beier Grant
Montrose Group
Dave Robinson
Montrose Group
Nate Green
Montrose Group
Wyeth Atchison
PlanIT Impact
Michael Dillingham
Unite Private Networks
Colleen Sosbey
Amazon Web Services
Bret Borota
Amazon Web Services
Ray Perry
Bluebird Network, Enterprise Account Executive
Kate Kershaw
Ryan Sleeper
Playfair Data, Founder and Principal
Chris Newlin
Netrality - 1102 Grand, Director of Strategic Accounts
Joe Choi
Info-Tech Research Group, Director
Kerry Triplett
Bluebird Network, Account Manager
James Kerschinske
Foley Power Solutions, Sales Manager
I am the Sales and Engineering Manager at Foley Power Solutions.  I started my career with Caterpillar in engineering and have over 30 years of exp...
Shawn Rielly
LightEdge Solutions, Marketing Coordinator
Tim Flynn
DataBank, Vice President
Mathew Kaiser
Albireo Energy, Business Development Manager
Leonard Araiza
Bluebird Network
Chris Cooley
Nathan Lagergren
SS&C Technologies, Sr. Director Software Engineering
Madi Schulte
JE Dunn Construction, Security Analyst
Trent Anderson
Bluebird Network, CRO
Allison Chang
Apptio, Sr. Account Executive
Jim Starcev
KC Digital Drive, Program Manager
Askia Howell
Alpha Baller Technologies, Founder
Ann Konecny
Foley Power Solutions, CEO
Jake Akehurst
UMKC TalentLink, Executive Director
Gary Furman
Ridge, Executive Head of Sales
Hudson McCarter
Virtustream, Enterprise Account Executive
Chris Sexton
Richard Simas
Greg Edmonds
Burns & McDonnell, Sr. Electrical Engineer/Mission Critical
Ryan Sparks
Black & Veatch
Ryley Crabtree-Miller
Diode Ventures
Wyatt Murray
LightEdge Solutions
Travis Lee
LightEdge Solutions
Eric Watson
LightEdge Solutions, Marketing Coordinator
Joe Sarkis
Unite Private Networks
Bonnie Hagemann
EDA, Inc., CEO
Grace Ahn
NvisionKC LLC, CEO
Andrea Jones
Diode Ventures, Director of Digital Orientation
Andrea Jones leads the Diode Ventures digital origination efforts. Andrea has been working in the architecture, engineering, construction, and re...
Bradley Hess
LightEdge Solutions, Marketing Coordinator
Art Ruby
IP Pathways, Technology Account Manager
Jerry Hysten
Adam Christensen
JE Dunn Construction
Craig Brown
JE Dunn Construction, Senior Project Manager
Haylee Martin
JE Dunn Construction
Bryan Herberg
JE Dunn Construction
John Handley
Diode Ventures
Chera Hishaw
JE Dunn Construction
Regan Hundahl
JE Dunn Construction, Project Engineer 2
Rudy Beese
Brett Boister
Brian Pung
JE Dunn Construction
Blake Miller
Homebase, CEO
Mike Zimmerman
Viagio Technologies, CEO
Sean Mackey
NetStandard, VP of Operations
Raymond Garner
Amgraf, Inc., Major Accounts Sales Manager
Ash Siebecker
Ascend Learning, CTO
As Ascend Learning’s Chief Technology Officer, Ash Siebecker is responsible for innovative strategy designed to mature our technology foundation wi...
Doug Oliveira
Caliber Financial Services, CIO
A dynamic & versatile senior level IT leader with 25 years of diverse professional experience both domestically and abroad. A critical thinker who ...
Daniel Cross
Slalom, General Manager
Lianne Detrick
Netrality - 1102 Grand, Sr. People Operations Specialist
Bob Wald
CableLabs, Explorer Initiatives—Technology Innovation and Str
At heart an eclectic, creative explorer animated by 13 years of engineering education.  Three decades and 49 market segments of exp. covering innov...
Eric Kratz
ProActive Solutions, Principal Network Consultant

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