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THE INSPIRATION AWARD
CANDIDATES

Melissa Chambal
CTPM CDCTP CDCDP CDCMP CDCEP CDCAP CDCSP

US LATAM & Canada Technical Manager and 7×24 Exchange International Career Development Mentor

Melissa joined CNet Training with over 20 years’ data centre and network infrastructure experience, plus 5 years teaching Data Centre Design and Network Design programs. She has taught at the Top Gun Marine base in California and performed a Data Centre Audit on Department of Defence facilities. Today, Melissa delivers CNet Training’s Global Data Centre programs, including Data Centre Management, Design and Audit. She is the only full-time female technical Instructor in the world for the Digital Infrastructure Industry and has been recognised as the one of the Top 25 Women in Technology.



Nick Galea

Nick is the founder of 3CX and active CTO. A visionary thinker with a passion for innovation and emerging technologies, with over 30 years in the software development industry. His area of expertise is in the development and marketing of software products. With a focus on bringing people together and a strong sense of the importance of teamwork, 3CX has gone from strength to strength, winning various awards and expanding presence within the market.



CHARLES LIANG
Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board

Charles Liang founded Supermicro and has served as our President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board since our inception in September 1993. Mr. Liang has been developing server system architectures and technologies for the past two decades.

From July 1991 to August 1993, Mr. Liang was President and Chief Design Engineer of Micro Center Computer Inc., a high-end motherboard design and manufacturing company. From January 1988 to April 1991, Mr. Liang was Senior Design Engineer and Project Leader for Chips & Technologies, Inc., a chipset technology company, and Suntek Information International Group, a system and software development company. Mr. Liang has been granted many server technology patents. Mr. Liang holds an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University of Science & Technology in Taiwan.



IAN MOYSE

Ian Moyse, Chief Revenue Officer at OneUp Sales, has sat on the boards of a number of industry bodies; FAST (Federation Against Software Theft), CIF (Cloud Industry Forum) and Eurocloud.

He was awarded the accolade of BESMA UK Sales Director of the year and was listed in the top 50 Sales Keynote speakers by Top Sales World in 2019 & 2020.

Ian was rated #1 Cloud influencer Onalytica and has been recognised as a leading cloud Blogger, listed in the EMEA top 50 influencers in Data Centres, Cloud & Data 2017 and Top 50 Cloud Computing Blogs 2020 and is listed as a top 10 cloud influencer on Quora.



DAVID TROSSELL

David Trossell is a recognised leader in the storage technology industry. He is CEO and CTO of award-winning WAN Acceleration company, Bridgeworks, where he holds 18 technology patents. He is also committed to supporting British STEM initiatives and developing technology leaders through UK apprenticeship programmes.



KUMAR VARUN VERMA

Varun Verma has over 16 years’ experience in Data Protection and Information Management. He is using that experience to show organizations how Veritas can help them confidently protect and manage their information, no matter where it lives, ultimately improving visibility and productivity.

Varun Verma is a Product Marketing Leader & Data Protection Evangelist with 16 years of experience with Global Fortune 500 companies. He brings extensive experience to the information management market, including backup, networking and networked storage technologies. He holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management and Operations Management.

A strategic thinker, creative executor with excellent writing skills, Varun is also smart working, innovative and passionate, with an integrated communications preciseness, and a team energiser. He is the recipient of many National and Global accolades having recently been awarded No.1 Social Media Marketer for SMB in India by IGA.



DAVID YATES

David is not only a telco entrepreneur but has a wealth of corporate finance experience in fundraising, IPO, MBO’s and turnaround strategy across Europe, Africa, the USA and Asia. David is CEO of Gigabit Networks and has built and exited numerous technology businesses, most notably a travel tech platform in China more than a decade ago.



Other Candidates' information will be available soon.







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