Peter Gross is a thought leader in the mission-critical information, communication and infrastructure design realm, has published numerous technical papers in the field, and is a frequent speaker at international events. His focus centers on mission-critical facilities, high-reliability design, energy and sustainability. Peter has more than 30 years’ experience in the engineering and design of power systems as applied to data centers, trading floors, command and control centers, and telecommunication and broadcasting facilities.
Gross has been at the forefront of many innovative concepts that have contributed to the data center industry evolution, such as the HP modular, pre-fabricated FlexDC product and he was co-awarded a patent for Direct Current power distribution topology.
In gross’s new role as a board member of Edgevana, he will be supporting the broad, organizational strategy, corporate governance and provide guidance as Edgevana continues to break barriers.
“Peter Gross is often considered the Godfather of the modern data center,” Edgevana Founder & CEO, Mark Thile commented. “His experience in the formative years of modern data center design where he designed and built for large enterprises, sets him apart in the industry. Besides data centers Peter has broad experience in the industry as a whole, from data center design and build to renewable energy. I’m proud to have him as part of the Edgevana team and thrilled with his enthusiasm for our vision”.
“We’re incredibility humbled and honored to welcome Peter Gross to the Edgevana Board of Directors,” Edgevana Co-Founder & COO Subhan Jahromi commented. “An incredible man that has done so much for our industry. I look forward to learning from Peter’s experience.”
Edgevana was founded in 2019 by Mark Thiele & Subhan Jahromi with the express intent of disrupting the existing processes for selling and buying colocation and data center services. Our marketplace goals are to help our data center operators be viable and visible to global enterprises and to improve the options and competitive landscape for our buyers.