NVTC Data Center and Cloud Community is excited to welcome Chris Sharp, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Design & Service Innovation for Digital Realty as our keynote speaker on October 14th. Fireside chat with Sharp will be hosted by InterGlobix President and NVTC Data Center & Cloud Community Chairman, Vinay Nagpal.

How AI, Edge and the Cloud are Fueling the Digital Economy

October 14 | 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET | Virtual

CTO, EVP Design & Service Innovation, Digital Realty

Chris Sharp has over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, with an extensive background in developing technology strategies in global markets. He has a deep knowledge of the data center sector and is well positioned to expand technical innovation at Digital Realty. Most recently, he was responsible for cloud innovation at Equinix, where he led the development of innovative cloud services solutions and developed new capabilities enabling next-generation, high-performance exchange and interconnection solutions, facilitating broad commercial adoption of cloud computing on a global basis. Previously, Mr. Sharp held leadership positions at top network and colocation providers, including Qwest Communications, MCI/Verizon Business and Reliance Globalcom.

During the meeting, Chris will breakdown key market trends in artificial intelligence, edge and how these elements impact the digital economy. Chris will also share what innovations he sees in this space to help customers meet these trends and will cover the ongoing expansion of the data center and connectivity ecosystem in Northern Virginia. Additionally, Vinay Nagpal Chair of NVTC Data Center and Cloud Community will be hosting a fireside chat with Chris Sharp.

Don’t forget to register for the meeting here and please pass this invitation along to your colleagues who may be interested in attending! If there are any questions regarding registration, Colin Krafft, NVTC’s Membership Manager can be reached at


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