RICHARD VON SCHERR

Richard Von Scherr is the Sr. Director Of Critical Facilities & Infrastructure for Cox Communications, Inc.  Richard has over 20 years experience in all areas of technology, including IT, network engineering, systems integration, building design, construction and mission critical facilities operation.  His experience has placed him in a unique position to provide strategic guidance on integrated network/data center design.  Richard was one of the founding members of SCTE’s Energy 2020 program, developed as a multi-year campaign to provide cable system operators with the energy management standards, technology innovation, organizational solutions and training that look to help the cable industry meet Energy 2020’s goals.
 
Richard experience includes work with the military, DOD private and public sectors.  Before joining Cox Communications Richard led various technology teams at several Atlanta, GA based start ups, of which 2 successfully initiated public offerings.