Dipl. Ing. Thomas Wawra studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich and began his career at Venali, Inc., Miami. There he was responsible for developing sales and strategic partnerships with Microsoft and SAP. He opened offices in London, Singapore and Germany. Between 2007-2012. Mr. Thomas Wawra was a co-founder and managing partner of the Schnabel Academy that has specialized in training and certification in the field of data center. In the end of 2012 he took over the company and manages since then the business under the name Data Center Expert - DCE academy GmbH. As managing director he is responsible for business operations and strategic partnerships at national and international level.