As Founder and CTO of DCS, Kevin brings a fresh perspective to the data center environment. Utilizing his mechanical design background along with his experience in fiber optics, Kevin and his team of connectivity design specialists develop user-friendly products that address specific customer requirements. His ability to envision cutting-edge designs and his deep expertise in fiber management systems allows DCS to provide customers one-of-a-kind products as part of the ultimate solution for connectivity in the enterprise data center. Kevin founded DCS in 2002. Prior to that he had been the founder and CEO of another optical fiber technology company, OCS. The vision to form OCS prior to the “Fiber Boom” brought exceptional growth to the company. Within its first 18 months in business, OCS was named America’s 16th fastest growing company by Inc. Magazine. Previously, Kevin was active in engineering, sales and management positions at Optical Data Systems. He earned his BS degree from the University of Texas at Dallas.
He currently serves on the board of directors for the non-profit Fibre Channel Industry Association (FCIA) and helps the group guide its core mission to monitor standards, foster product interoperability and develop markets.