Global Head of Facilities Infrastructure
As the Global Head of Bloomberg’s Facilities Infrastructure worldwide, Dave Wildman leads the engineering teams managing the company’s mission critical power and cooling systems. Dave’s role involves supporting multiple teams worldwide to ensure system functionality, resiliency and redundancy across the Bloomberg offices, computer rooms and data centers – the data centers being at the hub of the worlds most trusted source of financial data, news and analytics to over 327,000 customers, in 192 locations globally, supporting 19,000 employees.
Dave’s team is constantly optimizing via the use of smart control & management systems such as:
• Building Management Systems (BMS) systems
• CAFM/CMMS (Computer Aided Facilities Management/Computerized Maintenance Management System)
• Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
• HVAC system demand flow & chiller plant optimization
• Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) monitoring and mitigation techniques
• Breathable Façade / Integrated cooling systems and associated controls
Dave joined Bloomberg in 1998 in London as a Network Engineer, executing network infrastructure projects across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In 2006, he joined the Facilities team focusing on infrastructure activities in that region. In 2008 he relocated to New York as a Project Manager to lead a major data center expansion project. Today he’s the Global Facilities Infrastructure Manager. His team leads all aspects of data center facilities design, construction and their subsequent operation, along with the mechanical and electrical infrastructures within the offices, and the activities of the Global Health & Safety team.
Prior to joining Bloomberg, Dave worked at Dow Jones Telerate as a Data Network Engineer in their Operation Center in London. He began his career at British Telecom International as a Telecoms Engineer in their International Business Service Center.
Dave studied Telecommunications (Switching & Transmission Systems) in London, is a Certified Data Center Design Professional (CDCDP) and a qualified Department of Environment Data Center Energy Practitioner (DOE-DCEP). He is a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET) and a member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Dave is currently completing an Executive MBA at Cornell University in New York.