The 25 Most Influential Executives of 2009


When it comes to power and cooling, there is no one that has more power or is as cool as APC North America President Rob McKernan. McKernan has been at the forefront of the movement to give solution providers all the tools and muscle they need to get data center power and cooling costs under control, which is no small matter in an age when customers are reengineering their data centers at a record clip. Experience counts in the complex data center world. Given his 16-year track record at APC, McKernan has put more power and cooling cash into solution provider coffers than any executive in the business.