Rich Garrison
Alfa Tech

Sunday, June 4
2:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Student Session: Data Center 101 (session)

Mr. Garrison currently serves as a Partner at Alfa Tech, a consulting engineering firm, leading the Technology Services Division. He provides project leadership and management consulting services to a wide variety of clients, specializing in the design, procurement, and implementation project management of technology infrastructure including low voltage, audio visual and security. He has over 30 years of experience with physical layer infrastructure, data center design and operations, telecommunications, and network architecture. Prior to joining Alfa Tech, he held senior IT management positions for Bay Area companies such as AG Associates and Aspect Telecommunications.

Mr. Garrison now specializes in mission critical infrastructure design, project management and strategic management consulting, including master data center programming efforts. These efforts include the development of data center strategies, site selection and owner program requirements.

As Chairman of the 7×24 Northern California Chapter, Mr. Garrison is a well known and respected participant in the data center industry and a thought leader for technology related design concepts and approaches.