Alan Perkins is Rackspace's Director of Product and Technology, Asia Pacific. Based in Sydney, he is responsible for driving continued growth and technological innovation in the region. Prior to Rackspace, Perkins spent more than 10 years at Altium in key leadership and specialist consulting roles, including seven years as CIO. During his tenure at Altium, Perkins played a pivotal role preparing and implementing strategies to move the entire business systems to the cloud.
Perkins was named by The Australian as one of the Top 20 people to watch in technology 2012; and in 2009 he was a finalist for the IDC Asia Pacific CIO of the Year Award. In the same year he won an Enterprise Innovation Award for Cloud Innovation from IDC.