Rick Sawyer is best known as the owner and principal of MCF Worldwide, LLC – a company set up to provide strategic data center operations consulting service to worldwide key clients including the Americas, China, APAC & GCC regions, and India. He partners with EYP Mission Critical Facilities, Inc. to provide licensed engineering designs, construction management, commissioning, and operation services where required to meet customer strategic business plans.
- Executive and technical program director with over 35 years of international experience in the development strategy, design, construction, commissioning, and operations of large/ hyperscale, cloud, and colocation data centers
- Creating and leading innovative data center solutions. Driving the latest industry design topology to achieve: fast deployment, highest reliability, availability, and resiliency, simple design, and lowest cost, while leading the commissioning and operation of over $1.2 Billion of data centers.
- Leading data center engineering teams (design, PMs, construction, commissioning, and operations) with the main focus on:
- Client facing and support “strategic planning” for new projects
- Implementing performance testing from Level 1 through Level 5 commissioning to assure the reliability of the design is achieved following construction implementation.
- Managing multiple projects during RFP and design phase, delivery, installation, construction, commissioning, and operations
- Managing MEP consultants, and general contractors and key vendors
- Review and evaluation of documents including: design, equipment specifications, commissioning scripts, SOW, TCO analysis
- Create, review and improve preventive maintenance/ SLA procedures for critical systems.