Our Team

Dan Scarbrough


Dan is a highly experienced entrepreneur with a demonstrated history of working in the data center industry. The Co-Founder of DatacenterDynamics (DCD) in 1998, he remained the acting CEO until early 2013. Under his leadership, the company became globally recognised as a leading voice of the data center industry through its offering of a coherent set of products serving previously unmet industry needs.

Following DCD, Dan created RockScar with a focus on developing business opportunities outside of the DCD brand seeking to capitalize on the industry understanding and global network that he and his colleagues have built over the last twenty years.

Having worked in the data center and cloud infrastructure industry since its inception Dan has an intricate understanding of this rapidly developing sector.

Philip Brooks

Managing Director

Phillip is responsible for the day to day running of Digital Infrastructure Partners. Prior to founding the company, he has spent the last 21 years working in and around Digital Infrastructure delivering commercially valuable experiences for his clients. He built and ran his own heating and mechanical services business before joining the founders of DatacenterDynamics (DCD) at the inception of the company in 1998. He was the publisher of Building Data Centres Europe, the first directory and educational handbook for the industry and has worked across conferences, events, media, research and training on a global basis. During his time with DCD, he built and expanded strong relationships with major vendors operating in this sector. 

Appointed as Client Services Director in 2015 and Strategic Account Director in 2017 Philip has been responsible for providing a great experience for his customers at events for the last 17 years.

Steve Foley


Having worked in and around the industry for the past 14 years, Steve has worked globally with many OEM's, Service/Solution providers and energy providers, developing strategic marketing channels to propagate thought leadership throughout the global enterprise and service provider data center industry. 


The mission now is to provide a new platform to promote more energy "conscious" content and solutions, empowering our industry to combat the increasing effects it has on climate change and understanding what needs to be done to manage the implications those effects will have on existing infrastructure.


Giovanni Zappulo


Giovanni has over 17 years experience in producing high-level conferences internationally, from initial research through to delivery on the day. More than 10 years of these have been focused on digital infrastructure, data center, and energy/sustainability management events.  


The recruitment of valued global industry thought leaders as speakers, who provide business-critical information and insight is crucial in delivering audiences for each Digital Infra conference.

If you are engaged in a project that demonstrates thought leadership in the pursuit of reducing the carbon footprint of digital infrastructure in either its construction or operation and are interested in speaking, please contact him.