Ricardo is a Managing Director of Quark. He has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Ricardo is an Uptime Institute Accredited Tier Designer (ATD), and a Data Centre Design Specialist (DCS Design) certified by DC Professional Development. With over 25 years of experience and 220,000 m2 of designed IT space, he is considered to be one of the most influential experts in the Data Centre field, given his capacity to create new market trends. He is a keynote speaker at numerous events in Europe and America. A pioneer in Tier and LEED certification of Data Center projects, Quark has earned international recognition as one of the top five specialized engineering firms in the industry.