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Join Us at DCD>Connect Virginia to Discover Exciting Careers in the Data Center Industry

Attention Military Community!

We are thrilled to extend a warm invitation to all members of the military community, including active duty, reserve, guard, veterans, and their spouses, who are interested in rewarding civilian careers. On Tuesday, November 7, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm, we will be hosting a special session at the DCD>Connect | Virginia event, dedicated to raising awareness about the diverse and rewarding careers available in the data center industry. Join us at Lansdowne Resort for an enlightening and empowering experience.

At this event, we will provide invaluable insights and networking opportunities to empower those who have served our nation. Our mission is to equip you with the knowledge and resources needed to embark on successful careers in this rapidly growing industry. 

Highlights of the event:

  • Industry & Benefits Overview: Discover the dynamic world of the digital infrastructure industry and explore the myriad of rewarding career opportunities it offers. Our special guest speaker, Lee Kirby, Co-founder and Chairman of Salute Mission Critical, an Army veteran, will delve into the key benefits and insights to help you transition into a thriving civilian career within this exciting field.
  • Panel Discussion and Interactive Q&A: Engage with industry experts and thought leaders as they share their experiences, expertise, and guidance on various aspects of the data center industry. This panel discussion will offer valuable insights into the diverse career paths available and the skills in demand.
  • Networking Session: Connect with professionals from leading data center organizations, fellow veterans, and industry mentors who are passionate about supporting career transitions and fostering growth within the data center sector. This is an exceptional opportunity to expand your professional network and forge valuable connections.
  • Show Floor Visit: Immerse yourself in the dynamic world of data centers by exploring the Show Floor, where you can witness cutting-edge technologies and innovations firsthand. This experience will provide a comprehensive understanding of the industry’s latest trends and developments.

Speakers include:

  • Moderator: Erich Sanchack, CEO of Salute Mission Critical and Marine Corps Veteran
  • Lee Kirby, Co-founder and Chairman of Salute Mission Critical and Army Veteran
  • Lieutenant General (R) Dash Jamieson, Air Force Veteran
  • Krystyna Witt, Director – Solutions Architect at EdgeConneX and Military Spouse
  • The Honorable Paul Lawrence, 7th Under Secretary for Veterans Benefits and Army Veteran
  • 12th SMA (R) Jack Tilley, Chairman of American Freedom Foundation and Host of Your Next Mission®

As a token of appreciation for attending the event, all registered guests will receive a complimentary copy of “Veterans Benefits for You” by Paul Lawrence, a valuable resource to help navigate the benefits available to veterans.

At Salute Mission Critical, we firmly believe that the skills, discipline, and dedication honed during military service are highly transferable to the data center industry. Veterans and their spouses bring a unique perspective and a strong work ethic that can contribute significantly to the success of data center organizations. This event aims to bridge the gap and provide the necessary support and resources for veterans and their spouses to excel in their new careers.

If you or anyone you know among active duty, reserve, guard, veterans, and their spouses are seeking assistance to enter the digital infrastructure industry, this event is here to inform and connect them.

Please join us at DCD>Connect | Virginia on November 7, where you will gain valuable insights, forge meaningful connections, and embark on a path toward an exciting and rewarding career in the data center industry.

Free Registration

We look forward to welcoming you to this enriching event and supporting your journey toward a successful future in the data center industry. See you there!

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