Christopher Wade, CDCEP, CBCP, CPPL
Sr. Manager, Data Center Engineering Operations
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Chris Wade is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of real-world experience building, operating and managing mission-critical facilities across wide geographic regions. He has a proven track record of success leading teams to operational excellence and maintaining 100% uptime. Chris is a technically skilled and highly capable problem solver, expert relationship and team builder, mentor and operational strategist. Chris held various leadership positions at many of the nation’s top companies, managing large enterprise-level and colocation mission-critical facilities in the retail, financial, real estate, government, and electric utility sectors. He has extensive experience managing the full spectrum of operational assessments, as well as other customer-required audits. Chris has a well-documented record of success in the data center world and a true passion for promoting best-in-class operational-excellence at all levels, with an emphasis on empowering teams to perform at their highest level.