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Veterans in Virginia's Data Center Industry

Presented by NVTC's Data Center and Cloud Committee

November 8, 2018

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration and Networking
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Program
5:45 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Golf and Networking at Topgolf Loudoun

Join the NVTC Data Center and Cloud Committee to celebrate the many contributions of Virginia's Veterans to the growth and advancement of the data center community and learn about efforts to bring more Veteran talent into the data center workforce.

Carlos Hopkins, Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs, will provide keynote remarks at the event. The event also will feature a panel of Veterans currently engaged within the data center community. The panelists will offer their perspectives on transitioning from military service to a career in the data center sector, and discuss how data centers can leverage Veteran talent.

After the program, attendees are invited to Topgolf Loudoun for golf and networking courtesy of VISA.

Featured Speaker

Carlos Hopkins, Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs


Brian Green, Vice President Data Center Engineering & Operations, Visa Inc. (U.S. Navy)
Allen Tucker, Managing Director, JLL


TJ Ciccone, Data Center Operations Director, CoreSite (U.S. Navy)
Tag Greason, Chief Hyperscale Officer, QTS (U.S. Army)
Tara Walter, Human Resources Manager, Compu Dynamics LLC (U.S. Air Force)

Color Guard

Loudoun County High School (LCHS) Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) Unit



Program Location:

VISA Operations Center East
44901 Russell Branch Parkway
Ashburn, VA 20147

Golf and Networking Location:

Topgolf Loudoun
20356 Commonwealth Center Dr.
Ashburn, VA 20147

VISA Operations Center East and Topgolf Loudoun
Addresses listed above.

Member: No Charge
General Audience: $ 25.00

Walk-ins WILL NOT be accepted.

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