Andy Lawrence
Executive Director, Research
Uptime Institute

Andy Lawrence is founding member and Executive Director, Uptime Institute Research. Andy has built his career focusing on innovative new solutions, emerging technologies, and opportunities found at the intersection of IT and infrastructure. He has recently led the development of Uptime Institute Hybrid Resiliency Assessment program.

Prior to moving across to Uptime, Mr Lawrence was Research Vice President - Datacenters and Critical Infrastructure at 451 Research where was the author of in depth reports covering datacenter management, power/energy management, 5G mobile networks, disruptive data center technologies, and datacenter and application resiliency. He has represented 451 Research at the Green Grid, and contributed to European Union projects on cloud services and renewable energy.