As a thought leader, Mr. Dueck has played a leading role in many industry standards organizations. He was a key contributor to the TIA-942 Standard for Telecommunications in Data Centers. He was also contributing editor on the BICSI DC002 Design and Best Practices Guideline for Data Centers. Both of these standards became ANSI certified. He was also a board member of the Green Grid and was Chairman of the Metrics and Measurements Work Group, the same group that produced PUE as a key efficiency metric for data centers. He holds certifications from the International Consortium for Organizational Resilience, (Certified Data Center Professional), and the Department of Energy (Data Center Energy Practitioner) and is a licensed Master Electrician in four states. He has been a regular speaker and contributor to Data Center Dynamics, AFCOM and the 7x24Exchange.
Mr. Dueck recently led the data center division for one of the largest national electrical contractors, Cupertino Electric, with over $300M in electrical infrastructure revenue annually and 1,500 electricians operating in 7 states.
Mr. Dueck resides with his wife, 10 children and 11 grandchildren in the Twin Cities suburb of Robbinsdale, Minnesota where they have been active in the community for over 40 years.