David Sipes

Global Data Center & Platform Services Manager
Jacobs Engineering


Profile

David is a veteran Data Center Technology and Operations Professional with more than 20 years of industry experience. Throughout his career he has been a technology architect supporting significant growth in profitability for major U.S. based companies. His executive strengths include forming strategic technology and operations direction for companies, building and restructuring I.T. business units, aligning resources, and creating systems necessary to accomplish ambitious objectives.

David is currently a Global Data Center Manager where he is responsible for driving the delivery of a centralized, agile global data center strategy to support the businesses high-availability IT strategy as well as address the business goals and operational requirements.

David also currently serves on the Board of Directors for Southern California AFCOM, a professional association that advances data center professionals by delivering comprehensive and vendor-neutral education and peer-to-peer networking to its members around the globe.

Prior to his current role, David has been a Data Center Product Consultant for Eaton Corporation, Principle Consultant with Finity Consulting and was Director of Information Technology for IPOWER, noted by INC Fortune for several years as one of the fastest growing companies. With IPOWER he oversaw the Data Center and Technology Divisions helping to grow the organization to over $60 Million in annual revenue with 750,000 recurring billed clients.

In addition to his professional accomplishments David is a graduate of National University with a Masters in Business Administration and is certified as a Data Center Design Professional.

A native of Southern, California, David served in the U.S. Navy during Operation Desert Storm.

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