It's Always the Playoffs in Ashburn!

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Join us at 4:00 pm on January 23, 2020 at Chantilly National Country Club to browse premier infrastructure providers and get a pep-talk from Super Bowl champion Brian Mitchell.

Dinner, Drinks, & Data Centers

Join us for an unparalleled dining experience overlooking Chantilly National’s golf course, conveniently located about ten minutes outside of Ashburn.

Tucked away in beautiful Centreville, Virginia, Chantilly National Golf and Country Club offers an Ed Ault-designed course, tennis, swimming, dining and fun activities.

As you step into the spacious banquet room, an expansive wall of windows invites you to gaze at the sun setting over the lush and rolling golf course and lake.

The Club offers the finest in dining for private events. Their award-winning chef takes pride in using the finest and freshest ingredients for every item served.

Bringing together forward-thinking innovators in technology

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Guest Speaker & Hosts

A brief evening program will include an introduction by our hosts John Day and Michael Whitlock of Sabey Data Centers, followed by an address from former Washington Redskin Brian Mitchell.

Brian Mitchell

NFL Analyst and Super Bowl Champion

As a player, Mitchell spent 14 years in the NFL as a return specialist and running back from 1990 to 2003, including 10 seasons with the Redskins. He also spent three years with the Philadelphia Eagles and one with the New York Giants. In 223 games, he gained more than 23,000 all-purpose yards, which is second on the all-time NFL list. He recorded 13 career special-teams touchdowns, which also ranks second in NFL history.

On television, Mitchell serves as analyst and co-host of many of the Redskins focused sports shows. On NBC Sports Washington shows Redskins 100, Countdown to Redskins Training Camp, and Training Camp Daily, Brian delivers extensive analysis and commentary covering the top regional and national sports stories daily. As an NFL analyst, he is featured on the network’s Washington Redskins game-day shows – Redskins Kickoff Live and Redskins Postgame Live.

Michael Whitlock

Michael Whitlock

Business Development Manager
Sabey Data Centers

Michael has responsibility for sales and leasing at our SDC Ashburn data center.  He is extremely well versed in helping clients in a variety of industries determine their ideal data center environment; and he works with our design and operations teams to make that vision a reality.  Michael came to Sabey about four years ago from CoreSite, where he spent over seven years in data center facilities management. 

John Day

John Day

VP of Leasing
Sabey Data Centers

John is responsible for Sales and Leasing across Sabey’s national data center portfolio. He focuses on leasing, marketing and customer management for a wide range of verticals including Financial Services, Healthcare, Government, Telecommunications, and Enterprise clients.  John came to Sabey from QTS Data Centers where he was in charge of leasing data center space to enterprise clients. Prior to QTS, John sold data center infrastructure management products for ABB.

Evening Schedule

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Registration, Cocktail Hour, and Vendor Showcase

Enjoy a drink and light appetizers while you get to know your hosts and fellow attendees.

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Welcome & Guest Speaker

After a brief introduction by your hosts, Michael Whitlock and John Day, you’ll hear from Superbowl Champion and NFL record setter Brian Mitchell.

6:00 pm - 7:00pm

Dinner & Dessert

Talk shop—or don’t!—over a world-class buffet dinner. (Vegetarian options available)

dcDNA Ashburn 2020 has passed.  We hope that you will be able to join us next year for our annual event.  

Lyft credits for event travel are available. Use code DCDNAASHBURN20.