Stijn GroveManaging Director at Dutch Data Centre Association
Stijn Grove is the Managing Director of the Dutch Data Center Association, DDA, which is the national trade association for Data Centers in the Netherlands. He also heads the Digital Gateway to Europe organisation which promotes the Dutch data hub.
The DDA connects the market-leading Data Centers in the Netherlands to strengthen economic growth and drive awareness of Data Centers. DDA stimulates interaction between its participants, partners, government, interest groups and platforms. It promotes the role, impact and significance of Data Centers in our society and represents the interests of the DDA participants.
Stijn is member of the board of the Climate Neutral Data Center Pact, Vice Chairman of the iPoort foundation, Member of the Amsterdam Sustainability Board, Chairman of KickStart Europe, Jury member of the Computable Awards, Jury Member of the DataCloud Global Awards and a former member and co-initiator of the Digital Infrastructure Netherlands foundation, the umbrella organisation for the Dutch digital infrastructure sector.
Stijn Grove has previously worked for UUNET, Verizon Business, Samsung Telecom, Colt and EvoSwitch Data Centers in Senior Management roles. He is an avid industry blogger, columnist and event speaker.