Christopher Rajiah is vice president of Worldwide Partner Sales. Christopher is responsible for shaping the strategic vision and execution of the Worldwide Channel Partner Program for Rackspace Hosting. His responsibilities include overall go-to-market channel strategy, the channel sales organization, channel sales revenue, partner acquisition activities, partner marketing and developing and leading channel engagements worldwide. He is also responsible for the high-level vision and execution of the Global Partner Program and is the primary spokesperson to the channel media.
Prior to Rackspace Hosting, Christopher was responsible for North American Channels and Worldwide Strategic Alliances at Extreme Networks. In this role, he developed and executed Extreme Networks' North American channel strategy, led the Worldwide Alliance organization, and delivered best-in-class partner programs and training to support Extreme’s partner ecosystem.
Christopher’s experience also includes working for 3COM in their strategic named accounts group, where he was instrumental in adding a collection of significant enterprise wins to its customer base. Prior to 3COM, Rajiah spent four years managing the network services engineering team at Georgia State University.
In addition to his industry experience, Christopher has also earned his Masters in Computer Science from Georgia State University while adding to his breadth of experience and skills.