New thinking about reliable and efficient data center power
Steven PressVice President of Data Center Operations, Kaiser Permanente
Steve leads Kaiser Permanente’s (KP) Data Center Operations group, championing relentless reliability and “Green IT”, to deliver real time health care to 12.2 million members.
As a Data Center Efficiency and Operations Optimization Enthusiast, Steve has a proven track record and is an award-winning operations professional with more than 30 years of experience in data center operations and efficiency optimization.
Under Steve's leadership, Kaiser Permanente was awarded the first ever in healthcare, LEED platinum (EBOM) existing building, operations and maintenance certification, Uptime Institute GEIT award for facilities innovation, named Computer World magazine's #1 Green IT company and recognized by the EPA as a Low Carbon Champion.
Steve is a Certified ITIL professional, Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Building Operator (CBO) and a data center Accredited Tier Specialist (ATS).