SDForum Presents “Greening Your Data Center” on November 16 (Discount Available)

SDForumOn November 16, SDForum will present the next program in its Clean Tech Breakfast Series entitled Greening Your Data Center.  A summary of this program is:

Mission critical installations face a number of cooling system challenges in the modern data center. The requirements of today's IT systems, combined with the way those IT systems are deployed, has created new cooling related problems. These are new problems which could not have been foreseen when the data center cooling principles were developed over 30 years ago.  Come listen to a panel of experts explore the implementation, challenges and future opportunities in data center cooling and capacity. What are the promising technologies in the modern data center?

This program will feature the following panelists:

  • Rick Chateauvert, EMC
  • Mike Dauber, Battery Ventures
  • Joyce Dickerson, Stanford University
  • Andrew Feldman, SeaMicro
  • Mukesh Khattar, Oracle
  • Moderated by: Mavis Yee, Nixon Peabody, LLP

This program will be held from 8:00 am - 10:00 am at Nixon Peabody, One Embarcadero Center, 18th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111. Thanks to our friends at SDForum, readers of Green VC can receive a $5 discount from the non-member registration price for this event.  To receive the discount, please use code "CLEAN05" when registering online.

CEO of Hara to Speak at Stanford on September 29

On Wednesday, September 29, Amit Chatterjee, CEO of Hara will be the featured speaker at Stanford University's Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar.  This talk is free and open to the public and will take place from 4:30 – 5:30 pm at the NVIDIA Auditorium in the Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering Building (Huang Engineering Center), 475 Via Ortega, Stanford, CA 94305.  Mr. Chatterjee's bio is listed below.

Amit Chatterjee is CEO and Founder of Hara, the fastest growing provider of environmental and energy management solutions. Mr. Chatterjee has been at the forefront of shaping a new category of business software and has championed the notion of organizational metabolism. Mr. Chatterjee is a published author of The Post Carbon Economy and is on the board of the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association. Prior to founding Hara he led SAP's fast-growing Governance, Risk and Compliance unit. Mr. Chatterjee developed his strategic and leadership experience while at McKinsey & Co., working with clients such as SAP, Cisco and Oracle. Mr. Chatterjee has B.A. degrees in Political Science and Chemistry from UC Berkeley, with graduate studies at Stanford University.