Travis Wright VP, Energy and Sustainability, QTS, USA
Wright joined QTS in 2014, and is the Vice President of Energy and Sustainability where he manages utility procurement and energy efficiency programs.
He also sits on the development team where he negotiate new-site infrastructure agreements and tax incentives, and foster government relations. Prior to this position, he was Site Director leading operations at the new QTS Mega facility in Irving, TX. In his first year with QTS, he hired and developed the entire operations team, created the operational structure, and led the site from a bare shell to one of the largest data centres in Texas.
Wright brings over 18 years of Critical Facility management experience from the semiconductor industry, as well as 24 years of energy efficiency and management experience.
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This profile is part of the “Climate 50 – The World’s Top Most Influential Climate Leaders In Data Centres And Cloud” who are driving change and the debate around Global Warming, Climate Change, sustainability and renewables across the data centre and cloud sectors. The list was published in the November 2019 edition of the Data Economy Magazine. The Climate 50 is a biannual global list showcasing the 50 personalities from around the world who are leading the data centre industry through charting new innovations or breakthroughs, sheer investment or business acumen, exceptional entrepreneurial skill sets, expertise and experience, reach and overall achievements. To access the full 2019’s edition, visit here.