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Zahl Limbuwala is co-founder and CEO of Romonet and passionate about the data center and ICT industry. Starting his career as a chartered electrical engineer, he then moved into IT hardware, systems adminstration, network administration and eventually software development. Zahl is a chartered fellow of the British Computer Society and was founder and chairman (for six years) of the BCS Data Center Specialist Group. Zahl was also a consultant to the European Commission's Joint Research Center for their development on the EU Code of Conduct for data centers and later one of two EU representatives within the Global Metrics Harmonization Task Force, an initiative established by The Green Grid.
2009 BIO INFO: Zahl Limbuwala has been in the information technology and telecoms sectors for over 15 years. Holding senior operational management posts in both FTSE100 and pre-IPO startups. Having a strong academic engineering background, Zahl has worked in real-time systems, process control engineering, software development, managed IT services, system integration in both public and private sector. Zahl also has strong international experience having worked in central Europe, North America and Asia. Zahl now provides strategic planning advise within the data centre/managed services/service provider world. Zahl has been involved with the evolution of the data centre over the last 10 years and founded the DCSG after realising the industry needed an independent body through which it could develop and share best practice. Zahl speaks regularly on behalf of the BCS and DCSG at public events and conferences in the information technology sector. More recently Zahl was elected onto the BCS-SGEC (Specialist Groups Executive Committee) as well as the BCS advisory council. (See: http://dcsg.bcs.org for more information.) Expertise: Data Centres
2009 job title: Chairman of the BCS Data Centre Specialist Group & Managing Director of Romonet Ltd