Area Vice President Nalco Global Data Ceter Solutions, Nalco Water
Michael helps global hyperscalers operate at the intersection of water, climate, technology, and energy; enabling positive outcomes in communities while enabling them to thrive and grow. Practical data center experience gained working across 50 US states and 16 countries while building the largest global industrial water services company in the world focused on the data center space. (NYSE: ECL) Deep domain experience helping clients understand the plethora of water options, issues, frameworks and how to optimize the economics; all while balancing the long term implications for the planet. Helped develop the metric WUE with industry thought leaders in 2008 through the Green Grid. Michael is a 32 year industrial water industry veteran all with Nalco Water. Nalco Water helps global organizations increase operational efficiency and reduce cost of operation by leveraging 50,000 employees strategically located in 170 countries and major R&D campuses in Chicago, Minneapolis, Shanghai, Houston, Leiden, and Pune to scale new innovation and a 6,000+ patent portfolio. Nalco helps clients manage water risks utilizing the free online tool called the Smart Water Navigator developed in partnership with Microsoft and Standard & Poors, Inc. and is a founding member of the Water Resilience Coalition catalyzing collaboration and scaling critical lessons on sustainability and climate resilience around the world.