Alan French

VP Engineering
QTS Data Centers

Alan French is VP Property Engineering for QTS Realty Trust, Inc. Here he helps to oversee the extensive infrastructure operation across their portfolio, ensuring each is optimized around availability, efficiency and cost control.  During his 25+ years of data center and power controls and prior to moving to QTS, he served as a technical expert for Emerson Network Power. He has been involved in The Green Grid and is certified Data Center Energy Practitioner by the US Department of Energy. Alan holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Cleveland State University, a master’s degree in business administration from the Olin School of Business at Washington University. He has published numerous papers, and holds eight patents.