Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy

Chairman

With over 35 years of engineering, sales and marketing of power systems solutions for mission critical applications, Michael is responsible for the strategic directions of DVL and the general management of the DVL team of Data Center Engineers.

Michael also serves as CEO of DVL Automation, a regional and nationwide leader in the field of Verifiable Sustainability for energy management systems in LEED certified buildings. He has been responsible for increasing sales at a CAGR of 20% per year over the past 10 years.

Michael currently serves on the board of directors of Copperhead Digital/Trucom Metro Fiber and is a member or Alumni of several leading organizations such as TEC, ASHRAE, and the 7×24 Exchange. He also is on the Board of the Bucks County Opportunity Council and the current President of the Independent Association of Liebert Representatives, an industry group. Michael is also an active Angel Investor thru the Delaware Crossing investment group and participates on the Ben Franklin Technology Partners Physical Sciences Advisory Board.

A Cornell University graduate with a mechanical engineering degree, Michael’s career started with Detroit Diesel Allison Corp as an R&D engineer for Diesel Engine combustion and emissions development, followed by a stint in National Accounts Service for on-highway trucks. He entered engineered equipment sales with Penske GM Power in New York, followed by Liebert New York, before joining, and then acquiring DVL, Inc. and then founding DVL Automation with his longtime business partner, Michael Beck.

Michael resides in Solebury, PA with Cindi, his wife of over 30 years and their three dogs. They have three children – Sean, Ryan and Laura, with the boys being happily married and Laura currently attending Grove City University in western Pennsylvania.