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Industry Insight for Armed Forces at DCD Virginia

Date: November 7, 2023
Time: 2:00-5:00 pm
Location: Lansdowne Resort
This Summit will be co-located with DCD Virginia.

On Tuesday, November 7, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm, we will be hosting a session at the DCD>Connect | Virginia event, aimed at raising awareness about the diverse and rewarding careers available in the data center industry. 

At this event, we will provide valuable insights and networking opportunities. Our focus is to empower those who have served our nation with the knowledge and resources they need to embark on successful careers in this rapidly growing industry.

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Highlights of the event include:

  • Industry & Benefits Overview: Discover the dynamic world of the digital infrastructure industry and explore the myriad of rewarding career opportunities it offers. We will provide a concise overview of the industry’s functions and highlight the vast potential it holds for both individuals and organizations. Additionally, a special guest speaker will delve into the key benefits and insights to help you successfully prepare for and transition into a thriving civilian career within this exciting field.
  • Panel Discussion and Interactive Q&A: Engage with industry experts and thought leaders as they share their experiences, expertise, and guidance on various aspects of the data center industry. This panel discussion will offer valuable insights into the diverse career paths available and the skills in demand.
  • Networking Session: Connect with professionals from leading data center organizations, fellow veterans, and industry mentors who are passionate about supporting career transitions and fostering growth within the data center sector. This is an exceptional opportunity to expand your professional network and forge valuable connections.
  • Show Floor Visit: Immerse yourself in the dynamic world of data centers by exploring the Show Floor, where you can witness cutting-edge technologies and innovations firsthand. This experience will provide a comprehensive understanding of the industry’s latest trends and developments.

Speakers include:

  • Lee Kirby, Co-founder and Chairman of Salute Mission Critical, Executive Sponsor IM Armed Forces Community and Army Veteran
  • Erich Sanchack, CEO of Salute Mission Critical and Marine Corps Veteran

  • Lieutenant General (R) Dash Jamieson and Air Force Veteran

  • Krystyna Witt, Director – Solutions Architect at EdgeConneX and Military Spouse

  • The Honorable Paul Lawrence, 7th Under Secretary for Veterans Benefits and Army Veteran

  • 12th SMA (R) Jack Tilley, Chairman of American Freedom Foundation and Host of Your Next Mission®

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