NVTC Virginia Data Center Awards

16 November 2021

WHERE: Leesburg, Virginia

WHY: In celebration of the Virginia Data Center Industry’s enormous growth and its impact in making the Northern Virginia region the epicenter of the Internet, NVTC’s Virginia Data Center Awards recognize the industry’s business community and public sector leaders. The seven award categories honored individuals and companies who have advanced the data center sector or championed the sector.

Tarin Horan, Jennifer Taylor, Stan Blackwell, Rob Hepler
Left: Loudoun Economic Development Executive Director, Buddy Rizer. Right: NVTC Data Center & Cloud Community Chair, Vinay Nagpal
Buddy Rizer, Marc Ganzi
Dan Golding, Jonathan Lin, Randy Brouckman, James Leach, Vinay Nagpal, Buddy Rizer, Marc Ganzi, Severin White
Left: NVTC President & CEO, Jennifer Taylor. Right: Dave Mulholland, Phil Baroody
Tag Greason, Joe Robertson, Chip Scaglione, Nick Blessing, Tucker Gladhill
NVTC’s 2021 Virginia Data Center Award Winners


Data Center Community Champion Award
• 7×24 Exchange Washington DC Chapter
• AFCOM Potomac Chapter

Data Center Construction Project Award

Data Center DE&I Leadership Award
• Shalini Sharma, Vantage Data Centers

Data Center Sustainable Champion Award
• Andrew Schaap, Aligned

Data Center NextGen Leadership Award
• Joe Harar, EdgeConneX
• Greg Thompson, Vantage Data Centers

Data Center Trailblazer Award
• Vinay Nagpal, InterGlobix

Data Center Veterans High Impact Award
• Erich Sanchack, Digital Realty

Data Center Icon Award
• Marc Ganzi, DigitalBridge

Left: Kurt Wallner, Vicki Fanning. Right: Mike Kitchen, Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chair Anne Wheeler
Left: DigitalBridge President & CEO, Marc Ganzi. Right: Tom Busey, Marc Ganzi
Left: Felicia Thorpe, Mark Freeman. Right: Nick Blessing, Vinay Nagpal
Greg Thompson, Dave Smith, Randy Brouckman
Ned Davis, Jennifer Taylor, Anne Kress
Randy Brouckman, Marc Ganzi, Vinay Nagpal, Jonathan Lin
Left: Jim Henry, Troy Hill

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