The Luminary Awards are given to those individuals who exemplify the values of the Infrastructure Masons organization. These winners have aligned their efforts with the core concepts of the iMasons’ brand and have contributed to the digital infrastructure industry with a powerful force. Infrastructure Masons recognize these builders and congratulate their achievements as they are inducted into the iMasons’ Hall of Fame. Nominees for the 2022 Luminary awards were submitted by the existing Hall of Fame cohort and then selected by the iMasons Board of Directors.
On April 25, 2022 iMasons recognized Chris Malone as our newest Luminary Award Recipient at the Datacloud Congress Awards in Monaco.
Chris works with multi-disciplinary teams across Meta to develop integrated next-generation data center, hardware and software solutions and associated R&D investments. He supports the Meta sustainability teams on energy and carbon reduction technology investments.
Previously, Chris was a Distinguished Engineer at Google with responsibility for data center infrastructure design, technology strategy and R&D investments. He led the development of multiple generations of Google data center designs that have been deployed globally at the gigawatt scale. Chris is an ASME Fellow, has authored numerous technical papers, and has been granted over 100 patents.
Chris received his MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA and the BEng (with Highest Honors) from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
iMasons will present additional Luminary Awards at the iMasons Awards Ceremony in October 2022.