Our Core Team
Alan Resnik, PhD
Mr. Resnik was Professor Emeritus of Marketing for 39 years at Portland State University. During his tenure, he received numerous teaching awards and was also a prolific author, writing for numerous journals including Harvard Business. He also founded Market Insights, a 40-year old Portland-based consulting firm, specializing in assisting boards and CEOs in all aspects of growing their businesses (i.e., Georgia APacific, Citicorp, Pacific Telesis, Portland General Electric, ESCO, and Prudential). Mr. Resnik has served on several Boards but over the past ten years, has focused on advising emerging companies on growth and financing strategies, assembling advisory board and board of directors, and developing plans for mergers and acquisitions.
With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Brady has successfully developed new product offerings and marketing programs, providing solutions to customers across a variety of industries.
As a technology executive with 12 years of industry experience in various executive roles including Chief Engineer, CTO, and CEO, Frank has been involved with both commercial and government technology programs and startup planning and execution.
Mr. Gliessman is the designer and inventor of the OHSU Data Dome, an industry-unique next generation high efficiency green data center. His current role as Director of Data Center Development at OHSU is specifically focused on advancing the Data Dome concept. He was Director of Technology and Director of the Advanced Computing Center at OHSU until July 2015. In addition to his IT background, his skills in mechanical, electrical, structural, and biomedical engineering have produced significant developments in medical research, infrastructure, and facilities design.
Mr. Park is a Certified Hedge Fund Professional (CHP), with additional (CHP) certifications at the highest level in Portfolio Analytics and Risk Management. He attended the Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business (Leadership and Management) and has served in executive leadership positions for over 20 years.
Our Expert Advisors
David has accumulated 20 years business & sales channel experience developing some of largest and fastest growing business start-ups in Europe & North America. His company, Cooper Engineering Ireland Limited provides business development & systems integration services for global SAAS, IAAS & Datacenter Colocation providers.
Mr. Patchett is an experienced manager and leader who understands the information technology services business and competitive challenges inherent to the IT industry. He has extensive hands-on experience in both the Data Center and networking aspects of service delivery in IT organizations. He is also a proven leader in inspiring and motivating teams to provide excellent customer service. Mr. Patchett is skilled at coordinating multiple groups to achieve business goals. He as a particular talent for cultivating positive business relationships and working with diverse clients.
Santa Monica, California
Mr. Gross leads the Mission Critical Systems group at Bloom Energy. Prior to joining Bloom, he was the Managing Partner for HP’s Carbon, Power and Critical Facilities Services. He was the co-founder and CEO of EYP Mission Critical Facilities, Inc., the premier consulting and engineering firm dedicated to the design and operations of data centers. He was co-awarded patents for the modular, pre-fabricated FlexDC product, for Direct Current power distribution topologies in data centers and for fuel cells data center architectures. Peter is the recipient of 2010 Data Center Dynamics “Outstanding Contribution to the Industry” award. He is a member of the Advisory Board of UCLA’s Institute of Environment and Sustainability and of Southern Methodist University’s Data Center System Engineering Board of Advisors. He is also an Advisory Council Partner and a Master of Infrastructure Masons and a member of the DCIRN Board of Directors. He graduated from the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest with a degree in Electrical Engineering and received an MBA from California State University.
Bay Area, California
Mr. Gunders is a retired partner of the Management Consulting Practice of Deloitte. He joined Touche Ross & Co in New York in 1969 and worked in both the Accounting and Management Consulting functions of the firm. He became a partner in 1977 and managed several geographic consulting practices as well as the Strategy & Operations Practice for Deloitte across both the US and Europe. He has a broad based understanding of business enterprises in the US, Europe and Asia. Mr. Gunders has served on several corporate boards including non-profit organizations in New York, San Francisco and London. Mr. Gunders received his MBA from the University of Chicago, Booth Graduate School of Business and his BA from the City College of New York.
Dr. Timothy J. Oergel, D.MPM/D.MCO
Dr. Oergel is the CEO of Leadership Logic, LLC a mission critical consultancy firm founded in 2003 that is focused on data center operations, design, construction, marketing and research. He is the Founder and Chief Academic Officer and Board Chair of the American Advanced Technology & Cybersecurity University and has graduated some of the most renown and respected mission critical professionals. He has written for Mission Critical Magazine and Engineered Systems Magazine. He is also a Subject Matter Expert serving on various high-tech boards, academic development programs in cybersecurity, and mission critical operations. In 2000, Dr. Oergel received his undergraduate degree from Wayland Baptist University in Occupational Education, and in 2003 he completed a Masters Degree from Phoenix University of Theology, followed by a Doctorate in Marketplace Ministry in 2005. In 2016, the Board of Regents of AATC University bestowed an “Emeritus” Doctoral Degree in Mission Critical Operations for his successful efforts in the Data Center Industry.