Hans Cooke

Lead Data Center Operations (us) at Woodside Energy

Hans Cooke has a diverse work experience spanning multiple industries. Hans is currently working as a Lead Data Center Operations at Woodside Energy since 2022. Prior to that, they held the same position at BHP from 2017 to 2022. Hans also worked as a Data Center Engineer at Jump Trading LLC from 2015 to 2017, and as a NOC / Data Center Technician II at DataBank, Ltd. in 2014. Hans gained experience as a Transport NOC Technician Tier II at CenturyLink from 2011 to 2014, and as a Data Center Facilities Technician at CenturyLink from 2007 to 2010. Before that, they worked as a Senior Technician at IBEW Local 332 from 2002 to 2007. Hans started their career as a Service Technician at AT&T in 2000 and was a Fire Inspector/Technician at Honeywell security. ADI Global distribution from 1997 to 1999. Hans spent four years in the United States Coast Guard as a Quartermaster (Ships Navigator) from 1992 to 1996.

Hans Cooke's education history is as follows:

In 1987, they attended Air Academy High School and completed their secondary education in 1990.

From 1990 to 1992, Hans attended Western Colorado University, where they studied Commercial Art and Business. Hans did not obtain a degree during this period.

In 1992, Hans enrolled in the U.S. Coast Guard and completed Basic Training as well as Maritime Navigation School. The field of study or degree obtained during this time is not specified.

In 2023, Hans pursued a certificate program in Leadership Essentials at eCornell, which they completed in the same year.

Additionally, Hans has obtained several certifications throughout their career. In 2014, they became a Certified Data Center Management Professional (CDCMP®) through CNet Training. In 2018, they achieved an ITIL Foundation certification from AXELOS Global Best Practice. In 2020, they obtained another CDCMP® certification from CNet Training. Lastly, in 2023, they received a certificate in Leadership Essentials from eCornell and became an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner through Amazon Web Services (AWS).

It should be noted that no degree names or specific field of study are mentioned for the non-certificate education mentioned above.


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  • Lead Data Center Operations (us)

    June, 2022 - present