Podcast | Creating Resilience

Electric Slide: The Increasing Value and Efficiency of Data Centers

October 18, 2021 40 Minute Listen

Data Centers are playing an increasingly integral role in the digital economy. Sureel Choksi, CEO of Vantage Data Centers, and CBRE’s Pat Lynch join Spencer Levy to discuss innovations that increase data center reliability, operational efficiency and value, including new forms of energy management.

Electric Slide: The Increasing Value and Efficiency of Data Centers

October 18, 2021 40 Minute Listen


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Sureel Choksi

President & Chief Executive Officer, Vantage Data Centers

Sureel is President and Chief Executive Officer of Vantage Data Centers. He is responsible for the company’s vision, strategy and overall leadership. With more than 22 years of experience as an executive in the internet infrastructure industry, he has transformed Vantage from a regional data center owner and operator to one of the fastest growing global providers.

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Pat Lynch

Executive Managing Director, Global Head, CBRE Data Center Solutions

Pat Lynch, Executive Managing Director, Advisory & Transaction Services for CBRE’s Data Center Solutions, acts as an advisor, advocate and partner in navigating the dynamic technology needs for his clients. Pat and his team of professionals develop custom mission critical strategies that address specific industry challenges and help meet business objectives. Through creative problem solving and transaction structuring, clients experience improved reliability and expense management, and operational efficiencies.


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Spencer Levy

Global Client Strategist & Senior Economic Advisor, CBRE

Spencer Levy is Global Client Strategist and Senior Economic Advisor for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate services firm in the world. In this role, he focuses on client engagement and public-facing activities, including thought leadership work performed in conjunction with CBRE Research. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Real Estate Roundtable’s Research Committee.

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