Mr. DeVita leads the sales and marketing strategy for fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547). He has an extensive background in management, direct and indirect sales, and development for datacenter technology. Mr. DeVita has presented at many new technologies and applications top tier conferences, with sessions including “Cloud and Mobility” at 7×24 Exchange; “Patriot Act & NSA: Protecting Your Data” at HostingCon; and “Connectivity Challenges & Opportunities in 2014, including Adoption of the Open IX Model in the U.S.”; at CRE’s Texas Data Center Summit & Peer 2.0 Conference. He has been a panelist at many IMN events as well.
Mr. DeVita served as the President of the Dallas-Fort Worth AFCOM Chapter and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Metroplex Technology Business Council.
Frank Rey is a Director of Global Network Strategy and has been with Microsoft since July 2013. He is responsible for Microsoft’s global network strategy: managing network investments, partnerships and overall market relationships between telecom and technology supporting Microsoft’s mobile first, cloud first build-out globally. Prior to joining Microsoft in July 2013, Frank spent 2 years as VP of Capacity Management at Hibernia Networks, managing network planning, acquisition and implementation of Hibernia’s global infrastructure for its wholesale, financial and media business units. From 1999 to 2011 Frank lived and worked in Frankfurt, Germany and was a contributing founder of Tiscali International Network (Tinet, AS3257). He ran Delivery & Procurement for the 5th largest wholesale IP Transit backbone worldwide at the time of its sale to Neutral Tandem in 2010 (now part of GTT).
Sagi Brody is the Chief Technology Officer of Webair, responsible for all technical infrastructure, design, and operations. Under his leadership, the company has evolved from a web host into one of the top 100 high-touch, agile Cloud and fully managed infrastructure service providers in the world. Throughout his tenure, Mr. Brody has been involved in all aspects of the hosting and data center industry. His expertise spans cloud computing, network design and build, site surveys and selection, data center build-out and upgrades, server automation, green data center technologies, resource management, staffing, and budget planning. He is an active participant of the data center community, having spoken at DatacenterDynamics, IMN, PTC, HostingCon, Cloud Expo, LinuxCon, the Greater New York Data Center Summit, and more. Mr. Brody is also a strong proponent of data center efficiency, having worked with PSEG, NYSERDA, and EnerNOC on implementing various efficiency programs.
Sagi has been a member of the Open-IX Data center standards committee for 2 years, and its chair for 1 year.
During his time there, he’s helped the committee introduce updates to the OIX-2 standards as well as publish the HIPAA crosswalk.
Corey J. Gallon is a leader in PricewaterhouseCoopers' Finance Analytics Management Consulting practice. He advises clients on a range of strategic and tactical issues with a focus on helping firms achieve operational and analytical excellence. He is a trusted advisor to executive and senior management on issues such as working capital optimization and analytics, valuation (asset, portfolio and enterprise), credit risk management, transaction due diligence, post-transaction integration, quantitative model development and review, risk-based capital management, data analytics and process improvement. He assists clients to develop solutions for complex issues arising during strategy development and execution, transactions and organizational transformations.
Corey is Lecturer and Adjunct Faculty at the Quinlan School of Business of Loyola University in Chicago where he teaches courses on Corporate Finance and Capital Markets Theory. He is presently developing a course for Quinlan’s MS in Business Data Analytics. He also serves on the Board of Advisors to the Quinlan School’s Graduate Finance Program. At PricewaterhouseCoopers, Corey founded The Analytic Clinic, a program of accelerated coursework to enhance Finance practitioners' analytical capabilities. Corey was also a primary developer and presenter of PwC's 5-course data analytics specialization on the Coursera online learning platform: Data Analysis and Presentation Skills: the PwC Approach. Previously, Corey was Partner and head of Finance at a Wall Street institutional broker-dealer specializing in algorithmic trading of derivatives. He has served as a Director on the boards of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. He is a frequent speaker and writer on topics in data analytics. He is active in several industry organizations. Corey earned a Baccalaureate of Business in Finance, with Honors, from Loyola University Chicago.