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Call For Nominations! Data Economy And Infrastructure Masons Partner To Find The 30 Under 30 Influencers In Data Centres And Cloud

List of 30 Under 30 movers and shakers to be released on February 13, 2020, with an award to be handed out by iMasons later in 2020.

The data centre and cloud industries are full of hidden talent and Infrastructure Masons, in partnership with the Broadgroup, we want to shine a light on some of the bright minds that are driving the sector today and will lead it tomorrow.

As part of the next Data Economy magazine, the industry is invited to help define the young people who are leading the data centre and cloud industries in a new innovative direction. The 30 individuals profiled in the global Data Economy magazine will be announced on February 13 at Data Economy’s Finvest Global Summit in Zurich, Switzerland.

The 30 Under 30 will be automatically shortlisted to win the Infrastructure Masons’ 30 Under 2020 Award to be handed out by iMasons during a ceremony in 2020.

To nominate for 2020’s 30 Under 30 please complete the form here and in no more than 500 words explain why the individual should feature in the Data Economy’s IMasons 30 Under 30 2020. The focus should be on achievements and breakthroughs, team-leading experiences, technological breakthroughs, business acumen, political guidance or exceptional marketing.

Nominees to be considered should have been born on or after 14/02/1990. Nominations close on the 7th February 2020.

João Marques Lima, Editor-in-Chief of Data Economy and Capacity Media, said: “This is the second time we are running the 30 Under 30 in the data economy and the industry’s reaction to this initiative has been astonishing. We welcome Infrastructure Masons as partners for this year’s edition of the 30 Under 30 to really bring to the front the younger minds in our sector who will be leading it in the future.”

Simon Allen, Executive Director at Infrastructure Masons, said: “Infrastructure Masons is a global, non-profit, professional association of men and women motivated to make a better-connected world for human beings. 

“Infrastructure Masons are proud to partner with Data Economy on this important initiative to recognise and raise the profile of young people entering the Digital Infrastructure industry. It’s important to provide a platform for these young people to share their stories around what attracted them to the industry and to share their experiences and aspirations for the future. And important for the industry to listen and learn”


Data Economy, launched in 2016, is part of publishing and events company Broadmedia Communications, now acquired by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC a member of the FTSE 250 share index. Data Economy’s award-winning journalists deliver exclusive content targeted at C-level executives in datacenter services companies, their investors, legal advisors and technology suppliers. Collectively this audience contributes to critical financial, infrastructure and business decisions that impact not only their businesses but thousands of enterprises across the globe and their customers. Data Economy publishes a daily newsletter, online and print, and produces videos, webinars and events. Data Economy is also an active member of the Professional Publishers Association (PPA). Visit the website at


Infrastructure Masons (iMasons) is a non-profit, professional association of technology and business leaders who represent over $150Bn in infrastructure projects in over 130 countries. The organization is guided by an Advisory Council comprised of global leaders who manage some of the largest digital infrastructure portfolios in the world. The iMasons vision is to Unite the Builders of the Digital Age by enabling our global membership to Connect, Grow, and Give Back. Members leave their companies at the door and connect as individuals. IMasons has four strategic industry priorities – increase Awareness, enhance Education opportunities, champion Diversity & Inclusion, and inspire Sustainability through deep member engagement. Visit the website at

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