Gain insight from Uptime Institute experts and combined with case studies featuring leading IT organizations in the region:

Philip Collerton, Managing Director EMEA, Uptime Institute
Mr. Collerton is the Managing Director of the Uptime Institute in Europe, Middle East and Africa, responsible for all commercial and service delivery activities in the region. Mr. Collerton joined the Uptime Institute in April 2012, and has established a dynamic team based in London and Dubai, focusing on the EMEA region. Mr. Collerton frequently represents the Uptime Institute at data centre industry events, drawing on his expertise in designing, building and operating data centres. He has gained extensive experience in data centre operations, data centre training and staffing, consolidation of data centres and establishment of data centres in new markets and geographies.
 
Philip Hu, Managing Director, North Asia, Uptime Institute
Mr. Hu joined the Uptime Institute in 2012 and currently serves as Managing Director, North Asia. He represents and leads the commercial interests of Uptime Institute in North Asia region, including China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Philippines and Taiwan. He is introducing the full complement of Uptime Institute services including Consulting, Certification, Digital Infrastructure Services, Training, and Network APAC. He has collaborated on the development of numerous Uptime Institute publications, education programs, and Tier certifications. He is based in Taipei, Taiwan.
 
Lee Kirby, President, Uptime Institute
Mr. Kirby is President, providing thought leadership, new product development, and strategic marketing. He facilitates prospective engagements and delivers consistent quality services to contracted clients on a global basis. Additionally, Mr. Kirby serves as a spokesperson and evangelist for various initiatives that are focused on solving systemic issues in the industry. He is based in Seattle, Washington, USA.
 
Julian Kudritzki, COO, Uptime Institute
Mr. Kudritzki joined the Uptime Institute in 2004 and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer. He is responsible for the global proliferation of Uptime Institute Standards. He has supported the founding of Uptime Institute offices in numerous regions, including Brasil, Russia, and North Asia. He has collaborated on the development of numerous Uptime Institute publications, education programs, and unique initiatives such as Server Roundup and FORCSS.
 
Martin McCarthy, CEO, 451 Group
Martin McCarthy, Chief Executive Officer for The 451 Group, a global independent technology research, analysis and professional services firm specializing in enterprise IT. Martin currently also serves as Executive Chairman of Uptime Institute, a division of The 451 Group. Martin has been a technology innovator since the late 1970s, and has prior executive management responsibilities as an owner/operator with a variety of software, service and information companies, most recently IDD Enterprises on Wall Street. Early in his career, he ran the largest division at Western Union corporation, in charge of worldwide messaging services including telex and Easylink electronic mail.
 
Matt Stansberry, Director of Content & Publications, Uptime Institute
Matt Stansberry is the Uptime Institute Director of Content and Program Director for Uptime Institute Symposium. He has researched the convergence of technology, facility management, and energy issues in the data center since 2003. Mr. Stansberry operates the Uptime Institute social media outlets (Blog, Twitter, and YouTube channel), conducts the annual data center survey, and develops the agenda for Uptime Institute industry events including Symposium and Charrette.


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