James Veness, Chief Customer Officer, Hickory Data Centres: Digital Infrastructure in Australia

In this episode I am joined by James Veness, Chief Customer Officer at Hickory Data Centres. James shares an insight to his career, Hickory Data Centres, and the general picture of data centre development within Australia.

James outlines how he has developed his career and how he made the transition from the UK to Australia and finally in to the data centre sector. James also shares is advice on the importance of developing relationships and his learnings across his career.

Hickory Data Centres are experiencing rapid growth across Australia. James explains why Hickory made the move to the data centre sector, the current status of their projects within the country, and their exciting plans for the future.

Finally we discuss the Australian market. James shares his insights on where the activity is taking place, the focus on sustainability, and how they manage operating in a country of extreme climates.

James is an engaging individual with a great insight to the data centre market within Australia.

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