Joe Kava

Vice president, Global Data Centers, Google
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He leads the teams responsible for site selection, power purchasing, research, engineering, construction management, critical facility operations, hardware operations, environmental health and safety, sustainability, and physical security for Google’s global fleet of data centers. Joe joined Google in 2008, after a career in both commercial data centers and the semiconductor industry, serving in executive roles in operations, design, construction, new product introduction, and business development. He is a staunch advocate for building sustainable data centers and implementing Google’s cloud computing strategy. Joe is also passionate about educating the global data center industry so that others can benefit from the efficiency best practices pioneered by Google.