With over 25 years of experience building and operating data centers, Jakob (Jake) Carnemark has dedicated his career to tackling issues that plague the mission critical industry.
As Founder, Chief Technology Officer and Vice Chairman, Jake is committed to solving the world’s toughest challenges associated with data center building infrastructure, energy consumption and water usage. He is responsible for directing the overall strategy for the company with a focus on lowering the cost and drain of resources needed to run data centers by more than 50%.
Prior to his current role, Jake worked for 11 years as the Senior Vice President of Skanska’s Mission Critical Center of Excellence where he was responsible for growing the international construction firm’s mission critical business.
While at Skanska, he worked on large-scale complex projects, including building the first installation of Canadian- based TELUS’ smart, ultra-green modular data center that resulted in an 80% decrease in operational costs.
In 2013, Engineering News Record (ENR) recognized Jake as a Top Industry Innovator for his contributions to the identification of solutions that would transform the data center industry. Carnemark has a B.S. in Engineering from the University of Virginia.