Dinner, Drinks & Artificial Intelligence

Join us on July 18 at Ascend Prime Steak & Sushi for an unparalleled dining experience. With panoramic views of the Pacific Northwest from the 31st floor of Downtown Bellevue, Ascend offers premium dishes with innovative presentations. You will enjoy an exciting evening while uncovering key insights from leading industry professionals.

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Located on the 31st floor of Lincoln Tower South, Ascend is right in the heart of downtown Bellevue.



Enjoy meaningful conversation with like-minded peers in the industry.



With speakers from an array of different industry leading companies, dcDNA is sure to engage and shift the perspectives of those who attend.

Guest Speakers

An evening program will include speakers from Sabey Data Centers & Vultr followed by dessert and networking to discuss key insights made during the presentations.


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Tim Doyle, VP of Leasing

Tim Doyle is a highly skilled, experienced and motivated business development professional. With expertise in collaborating with successful companies and investor teams, Tim is no stranger to developing and implementing growth strategies to achieve revenue goals. As the executive, strategist and founder behind several highly successful firms such as Exodus, Activate, and Active Outdoor Media, Tim’s passion is to help organizations think big, build comprehensive sales plans and identify key strategic partnerships to open the doors necessary to capitalize on profitable windows of market opportunity.



Kevin Cochrane, CMO

Kevin Cochrane is a 25+ year pioneer of the digital experience space. Kevin co-founded his first start-up, Interwoven, in 1996, pioneered open source content management at Alfresco in 2006, and built a global leader in digital experience management as CMO of Day Software and later Adobe. Kevin has also held senior executive positions at OpenText, Bloomreach, and SAP. Now at Vultr, Kevin is now working to build Vultr's global brand presence as a leader in the independent Cloud platform market.


Chris Morgan, VP of AI Solutions

Chris brings over 30 years of cross-functional expertise in the technology sector. He has specialized in building successful partner and alliance organizations spanning a wide spectrum of partners—from GSIs/RSIs, cloud, managed services, to integration and consulting firms—across technologies ranging from datacenter hardware to cloud-based services. He's driven growth for both pre-IPO startups and established companies by establishing partner ecosystems grounded in innovation and customer-centric strategies. These efforts have consistently enhanced customer success through integration services, consulting, and various business models, fostering alignment and reducing internal conflicts within vendors. Chris' approach emphasizes joint innovation, compelling partners to invest significantly in our solutions, and cultivating a sales-centric culture within partner teams, ensuring they leverage their business acumen and sales skills to deliver impactful solutions. These principles transcend geographic and partner-type boundaries, forming the cornerstone of a high-value partner ecosystem tailored to meet diverse customer and company needs.


Seth Davis, Principal and Director of Mission Critical Engineering

With over 25 years of experience in Mechanical and Piping design, Seth leads his design team to create the best facilities for McKinstry’s clients. Having spent the last 18 years at McKinstry building Mission Critical experience, Seth has comprehensive knowledge of the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of data center systems. He has a proven track record of successfully leading teams through time sensitive, complex, high performing projects.

Evening Schedule

5:30 - 6:00  Registration, Cocktails

6:00 - 6:45  Welcome & Guest Speaker

7:00 - 8:00  Dinner

8:00 - 8:30  Dessert/Networking/SWAG

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