Jeffrey H. Gyzen, AIA
Jeff is a practicing architect and principal at Corgan, a global architecture and interior design firm in Los Angeles, California. With 38 years of experience, Jeff has been involved in the design of more than 200 significant data center projects throughout the U.S., Europe, Middle East, Pacific Rim, Central America and Australia, which encompass over three million square feet. He is acknowledged as an expert in the design of innovative, energy-efficient and eco-friendly data centers. As a founding author, he was actively involved in the establishment of the first nationally recognized Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers. The standard, known as ANSI/CSA/EIA/TIA-942 Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard for Data Centers, is an official U.S. and Canadian standard for data center infrastructure acknowledged by ANSI (American National Standards Institute), CSA (Canadian Standards Association), EIA (Electronics Industries Alliance) and the TIA (Telecommunications Industry Association). This standard is also the basis for an international standard adopted by the ISO (International Organization for Standardization). It provides standards for the planning of data centers, computer rooms, co-location centers, trading floor equipment rooms, technology test labs and similar spaces.