Join us for an information packed 60 minutes with a global data centre expert and a much sought-after international speaker who will share his experience and insights on the state of the data centre industry and how to stay ahead of the competition.
Edward van Leent, Chairman & CEO of EPI Group of Companies, will present information on the trends in the data centre which impact anyone working in the industry and surrounding eco-systems including data centre customers and suppliers. EPI will share information on free tools, resources and templates which managers and individuals can leverage to understand the competences required and how to acquire them, including detailed job descriptions and shortcuts to create career/training plans.
- EPI Data Centre Training Framework.
- Using the EPI Data Centre Competence Framework to plan for human resources, creating well-defined job roles/descriptions to avoid unclear responsibilities.
- A quick guide for data centre career development using the Data Centre Training Roadmap.
- Using EPI Data Centre Career Planning Tool to generate your own career plan, or for your team.
12th of January 10am
2nd of February 10am
Edward has over 25 years of experience in the global high-technology and mission-critical data centre industries. With the unique combination of in-depth technical knowledge and understanding of the industry trends, Edward is the key-driver behind the success of EPI, growing EPI from a small UK-origin company to become a global organization, offering data centre training, audit and certification, and consulting services. Edward has been awarded numerous recognitions including 'CEO of the Month' by CIO Review magazine for his leadership in making EPI one of the 20 most promising data centre solution providers in the world.
He is an active member of many data centre standards committees including BICSI (BICSI-002), Singapore Standards (SS507) and the TR42 committee (ANSI/TIA-942 standard). Edward holds the ISO/IEC-2000 Lead Auditor and Consultant certificates. He has performed hundreds of data centre audits worldwide and is a well sought after speaker in the industry.