Horst Truestedt is President and CEO of TrueFocus, Inc; a Minnesota-based consulting firm focused on
industry Fibre Channel and Storage Product implementations. Horst is currently partnering with Data
Center Brokers on colocation data center initiatives and Fibre Channel consulting.
With his expert knowledge of computer architecture, storage, and interfaces, Horst’s career includes
contributing to IBM and 3M technology initiatives internationally, patent infringement litigation support,
and consulting for data center operations.
Editor of numerous technical publications and co-author of Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop
(now in its
eleventh printing), Horst’s ability to easily explain complex topics helps clients through the process of
making informed technical and business decisions.
Completing his pre-Engineering studies at Gustavus Adolphus College located in St. Peter, Minnesota,
Horst went on to earn his Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics and Mathematics from the University
of Minnesota located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.