IDCA welcomes Ben Calvert of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory to the Technical Standards Committee
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Washington D.C., May 4, 2017: International Data Center Authority (IDCA) today announces that Ben Calvert of SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has joined the Technical Standards Committee.
Ben Calvert is a seasoned IT leader with years of global experience at Fortune 500 companies. He is a leading cyber-security expert with key focus on information security that enables managing risks to critical business processes. He is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, operating out of Stanford University. Previously, he has served in key positions such as Senior Manager at HP IT Security, Information Security Officer at Integrated Device Technology Inc. and Information Security Officer at Mercury Interactive.
Ben is passionate about enabling business initiatives using security risk management methods. He is an MBA and creator of partnerships with business units and IT functions resulting in competitive advantage. His cyber-security expertise has earned him numerous achievements in the Information Technology industry.
IDCA Technical Standards Committee represents IDCA’s interest in matters pertaining to standards. Technical Standards Committee is composed of elite members from diverse yet premier data center-run organizations who are engaged with in-depth issues of data center industry at hand. Committee’s core mission is to provide remedy to the current data center industry gaps via developing the next-generation data center standards necessary to address and provide resolution to those gaps. All Technical Standards Committee’s effort is fundamentally rooted in the Application Ecosystem (AE)℠ and within the framework of the Infinity Paradigm®. In addition, the Committee further identifies potential new standards needed by the data center community and takes the necessary steps to initiate development of such needed standards with the appropriate organizations. Committee Members are also responsible to conduct unremitting interactions with the key industry stakeholders such as operators, providers, investors and end-users to ensure proper data center foundations, standardization and compliance are rooted within the diverse data center industry segments. Technical Standards Committee’s composition includes carefully elected technical data center experts from diverse industries, backgrounds and perspectives.