Moderator: Robbert Hoeffnagel
Chief editor - DatacenterWorks

Robbert Hoeffnagel has been active in the IT industry as a journalist, publisher and consultant for more than 30 years. He writes articles, blogs and columns about important IT trends and advises companies and organisations in the field of marketing & positioning. He is chief editor of DatacenterWorks, CloudWorks and Infosecurity Magazine. Robbert also regularly acts as moderator and day chairman at conferences and events. 

Joris te Lintelo
Vice President Sales, maincubes

Joris is Vice President Sales at maincubes secure data centers and responsible for maincubes AMS01 data center at Schiphol-Rijk and also one of the founders of the Independent Data Center Alliance. He has a commercial track record in the world of Telecom, energy and IT since the end of the last century. During the Open Source Hardware Project, Joris te Lintelo will be your host in the Dutch maincubes data center where the European Open Compute Project (OCP) Experience Center is located.

John Laban
Open Compute Project

John Laban is the ambassador of the Open Compute project. John has been working in IT for over 35 years. He once started his working life as a BT technician at the London Stock Exchange. In the early 1980s he was particularly active as a developer of LAN infrastructure and ITS standards for BT and Ford Motor Company. Today you can call John a Hardware Open Source evangelist. Therefore it is logical that he speaks during the Open Source Hardware Project.

Menno Kortekaas
Circle B

Circle B delivers Open Compute Project based solutions similar to those of Hyper-scale companies.
Menno's background is "networking". Specialisms: Networking, Security & Virtualization.

Andre Hiddink

Andre Hiddink is a speaker and product manager in the New Business development department of Rittal. He is responsible for the entire IT portfolio of Rittal, which forms the basis for building up any IT infrastructure. His product specialisms are: IT housings, Power, Cooling, monitoring and surveillance, DCiM and Open Compute Project (OCP).

Julie Chenadec
Green IT Amsterdam and member of 451 Research

Green IT Amsterdam is a non-profit organization that supports the wider Amsterdam region in realizing its energy transition goals. It's mission is to scout, test and showcase innovative IT solutions for increasing energy efficiency and decreasing carbon emissions. Sharing knowledge, expertise and ambitions, for achieving these sustainabiity targets with public and private Green IT Leaders. 

Patrick-Gilles Maillot
R&D Director OVH

OVH is a French cloud computing company that offers VPS, dedicated servers and other web services. OVH owns the world's largest datacentre in surface area. They are the largest hosting provider in Europe, and the third largest in the world based on physical servers.

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