Ty Schmitt
VP and Fellow, Extreme Scale Infrastructure
Dell EMC

Ty Schmitt is vice president and fellow for Dell EMC’s Extreme Scale Infrastructure organization, a division that delivers tailored solutions to scale-out markets. In this role, Ty created and continues to drive Dell EMC’s modular data center business and strategy with a focus on customer requirements, transformational approaches and positive experiences.

Focusing on both IT and utility innovation, Dell EMC has over 200 megawatts of modular data center solutions in operation with more than 20 billion total operational server-hours, most utilizing 100% outside air cooling while supporting extreme compute densities. Dell EMC’s growing modular data center business is now beginning its second decade of helping customers successfully transform their business through innovative and optimized IT and facilities solutions. Customers include cloud and search providers, e-commerce, financial institutions, transportation, service providers and carriers/telcos.

Ty holds a mechanical engineering degree from Texas A&M and has 28 years of experience in manufacturing, IT hardware, thermal and acoustical design, engineering management, advanced data center thermal simulation and cooling solutions, and modular data center design and manufacturing. Ty has worked at Dell for 25 years and has 56 U.S. patents.