Speakers

Here’s a taste of some of the industry’s Rockstars and Legends

who will be stepping on stage to speak at this year’s Data Center Austin Conference! Keep checking back for more exciting reveals and announcements on our rockin’ lineup.

Our Keynote Speaker

Future Technology

Luke Nosek

Luke Nosek is Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Founders Fund, as well as of PayPal, where he served as the company’s VP of Marketing and Strategy.

While at PayPal, Luke oversaw the company’s marketing efforts at launch, growing the user base to 1 million customers in the first six months. Luke also created “Instant Transfer,” PayPal’s most profitable product. Prior to PayPal, Luke was an evangelist at Netscape. Luke has also co-founded two other consumer Internet companies, including the Web’s first advertising network, and was an active venture capitalist in his personal capacity before launching Founders Fund. 

Luke received a BS in Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Industry State of the Union

  • Bo Bond

    JLL-Data Center Solutions Co-Lead
    JLL-Data Center Solutions Co-Lead

    Bo Bond

    Bo Bond is Managing Director and Co-Leader of JLL’s global Data Center Solutions practice. He is a recognized leader in the data center industry whose knowledge of technical issues, infrastructure, and IT assessment has allowed him to develop the unique skill set required for mission critical requirements. He works with clients to develop the necessary strategies to meet their individual objectives including tenant and owner representation, investment sales and acquisitions, leasing and development of these unique assets.

    Mr. Bond has over 23 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. He was with The Staubach Company for ten years, and became a member of the JLL team when they merged with Staubach in July 2008. Mr. Bond has successfully negotiated over 20 million square feet of real estate transactions in multiple states. Some of his representative clients include:

    HCSC (Blue Cross Blue Shield), Cisco, Deloitte, JPMorgan Chase, TD Ameritrade, Yahoo!, Southwest Securities

    Mr. Bond earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing/sales (cumlaude) from the University of Mississippi. He has been recognized numerous times for achievement during his career, and is a frequent speaker at data center industry forums