Bruce Myatt

Director, Mission Critical Engineering and Construction, Black & Veatch

Bruce Myatt, PE is a registered Mechanical Engineer, Founder of Silicon Valley’s Critical Facilities Round Table (CFRT), and Director of Mission Critical Engineering and Construction Services at Black & Veatch in San Francisco.  He has over 35 years of engineering consulting experience working with critical facilities such as data centers, clean rooms, semiconductor fabs, nuclear power plants, and DOE’s nuclear R&D facilities.  Bruce has also served as CTO and EVP of The Data Centers, LLC and as Executive Editor of Mission Critical Magazine where he also served as a member of the Technical Advisory Board and authored a data center column "Zinc Whiskers". 

Bruce is currently leading data center hyperscale and colocation data center consulting and design projects in the US and Asia, focused on sustainability, decarbonization and modular template design in support of fast-track program deployment. He has led the development of advanced data center designs for which he was recognized as Finalist in the 2013 Data Center Dynamics NorAm annual Awards competition and has twice been selected as a Finalist in eBay’s national design competitions for their Mercury and Quicksilver projects.  Previously, he led work for LBNL and PG&E related to data center energy efficiency benchmarking, technology demonstration, new construction and retrofit design assistance, and retro-commissioning.

Bruce has been selected as a technical advisor to DOE, EPA, CEC, LBNL, and PG&E Committees focused on Data Center Energy Efficiency, and he has provided data center technical presentations and panel discussions to audiences at several Data Center Dynamics conferences in SF and NYC, National 7x24 Exchange, The Uptime Symposium, Critical Facilities Summit, Next Generation Data Centers, several PG&E Data Center Customer Energy Efficiency conferences, and many other events.  He is recognized for his leadership in the industry’s adaptation of data center aisle containment cooling solutions.

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