Will Knight is an international business leader with over 20 year of experience in the IT industry with extensive experience in sales & marketing, Asia Geo expansion, channel strategies, and change management initiatives.
Mr. Knight joined Microsoft in 1999 and spent his first 8 years in Seattle working in product management, business development and marketing. In 2007, he moved to China and held a variety of roles in customer marketing, Tele operations, and channel management, helping to dramatically grow the customer, partner and sales base during his 3.5 years in the subsidiary.
Mr. Knight relocated to Singapore in 2011 as the Cloud Sales and Geo Expansion Lead for Asia Pacific. During his tenure in this position, he more than doubled the business in the first year and expanded operations throughout Southeast Asia. In 2012, Mr. Knight assumed the position of Small and Medium Business Leader for Asia Pacific, managing the sales, marketing, and channel management for SMB in Asia Pacific.
Most recently, Mr. Knight joined Rackspace as VP of Channel Sales responsible for competitive platforms and programs to create incremental revenue opportunities and drive profitable growth with partners.
Mr. Knight received his MBA in Marketing and Operations from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his undergraduate degree from Boston University in Architecture. He also attended an executive MBA program at London Business School in strategic management and leadership.