Henry DaunertCEO, CIRKLA
Henry Daunert is a 25 years veteran in the data center business. He is the Chairman of CIRKLA, the industry's first, fully comprehensive marketplace for second-life data center equipment.
Henry pioneered the modular data center concept by founding from scratch in 1999 AST MODULAR, which grew globally establishing manufacturing plants in Barcelona, Shanghai and Miami. AST became a market leader, signing clients such as IBM, HPE, Chevron, Intel, Airbus, etc. AST was successfully sold to Schneider Electric in 2014.
Previously, in 1993 Henry founded a JV with EFI Electronics Inc. and developed the international business for the group in over 50 countries, founding subsidiaries in EMEA, Asia Pacific and LATAM. Henry sold his company successfully back to EFI Electronics in 1997.
Henry is a Business Administration and MBA graduate by ESADE Business School, trained Risk Engineer by Stanford University and counts with wide knowledge in Electrical & Mechanical Engineering and Construction.