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Andrew Hickey
former editor
Andrew Hickey formerly edited the Rackspace blog. When not writing, Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife and his dog, and spinning punk rock vinyl.
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46 Posts
John Engates
Chief Technology Officer
John Engates joined Rackspace in August 2000, just a year after the company was founded, as Vice President of Operations, managing the datacenter operations and customer-service teams. Most recentl....
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28 Posts
Lew Moorman
Senior Consultant for Strategy and Product, and Board Member
Lew Moorman is a senior consultant to the top executives of Rackspace, focusing on strategy and product issues. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors. Lew joined Rackspace in Apri....
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17 Posts
Lanham Napier
Consultant and Former CEO
Lanham Napier was the CEO of Rackspace from 2006 to February 2014, and now serves as a consultant to the company's leaders. As CEO, he avidly promoted the workplace culture that drives the companyâ....
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137 Posts
Lizetta Staplefoote
Copywriter III, Rackspace Hosting
Lizetta Staplefoote is a Rackspace Marketing Copywriter with a decade of experience writing about small business challenges for healthcare, real estate, and technology. Her passion is researching a....
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52 Posts
Joseph Palumbo
Team Lead Cloud Onboarding
As a founding member of Rackspace's Managed Cloud Support Team, Joseph spends half of his time teaching customers about the Cloud and the other half learning about the Cloud from them. When he's no....
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32 Posts
Megan Meza
Product Manager, The Rackspace Cloud
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29 Posts
Alan Bush
Cloud Launch Manager, Rackspace Cloud
Alan Bush is a founding member & architect of Rackspace's Cloud Launch Team. Before Rackspace, Alan helped create the Stevie Award winning onboarding program for Central Desktop - a really ....
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21 Posts
Brent Scotten
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Brent does product marketing for Rackspace Managed Virtualization. He hails from Southern California, but currently lives in San Antonio. ....
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18 Posts
Brooke Jackson
Email & Apps Product Manager
Brooke Jackson is an Email & Apps Product Manager for Hosted Exchange and Directory Sync residing in Blacksburg, Va. She has been a Racker for four years and is passionate and fanatical about e....
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18 Posts
Sean Anderson
Product Marketing for Data Services
Sean is a tenured infrastructure scaling and cloud strategy consultant with a strong focus on strategic partnerships and innovative hybrid technology. A five-year Racker; Sean is focused on develop....
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16 Posts
Major Hayden
Chief Security Architect and Linux Engineer
Major Hayden is Chief Security Architect and a Linux engineer who has experience working on large-scale OpenStack deployments and automation in Rackspace Cloud. He enjoys writing posts about Linux ....
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15 Posts
Van Lindberg
Vice President of Intellectual Property
Van Lindberg has worked professionally as an engineer, as a lawyer, and as an executive. He currently has a dual legal/technical role at Rackspace, and has worked out of both the legal department a....
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14 Posts
Adrian Otto
Principal Architect
Adrian serves as a Principal Architect for Rackspace, focusing on cloud services. He cares deeply about the future of cloud technology, and important projects like OpenStack.
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12 Posts
Manny DeJesus
Director, Rackspace Email & Webmail
Manny DeJesus manages our Rackspace Email & Webmail business. He's a seven-year Racker and is located in the Blacksburg, Va.
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11 Posts
Duan van der Westhuizen
Director of Product Marketing
Duan van der Westhuizen leads Product Marketing for the Rackspace dedicated compute portfolio. Duan has spent more than 15 years in IT in a wide range of avenues including systems engineering, data....
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11 Posts
Kevin Jackson
Senior Solutions Architect
Kevin Jackson, the author of OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook, is part of the Rackspace Private Cloud Team and focuse....
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10 Posts
Sameer Satyam
Technical Product Manager
Sameer Satyam joined Rackspace as a Product Manager in September 2012. At Rackspace, he has been actively working towards bringing Networking features based on the OpenStack Neutron project to mark....
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10 Posts
Drew Cox
Cloud Launch Manager
Drew Cox is an original member of the Rackspace Managed Cloud support team who pioneered both the Technical Account Management position for the Rackspace Cloud and Rackspace's approach to Cloud Cus....
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9 Posts
Jennifer Mason
Senior SharePoint Consultant, SharePoint Server MVP
Jennifer Mason has over eight years of SharePoint experience and is a frequent blogger, speaker, author and community contributor around SharePoint products and technologies. Her primary focus is h....
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8 Posts
Neha Verma
Product Manager, Cloud Databases
Neha is a proud Austin Racker working as a Product Manager for Cloud Databases focusing on My SQL. She has over six years of experience in the technology industry where she has played different bus....
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7 Posts
Steven Villarreal
Instructional Strategist for CloudU
As Instructional Strategist for CloudU, Steven spends his time collaborating with content contributors inside and outside of Rackspace developing vendor neutral content for the CloudU program. When....
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7 Posts
Luke Huckaba
Virtualization Architect
Luke Huckaba is a 2015 vExpert, Virtualization Architect and specializes in VMware products and works heavily in the Site Recovery Manager (SRM) product. He is a VMware Certified Professional (VCP)....
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5 Posts
Guillaume Aubuchon
CTO, DigitalFilm Tree
Guillaume Aubuchon has spent the past decade melding the latest in technological innovation with the century old tradition of filmmaking. From television such as Nip/Tuck, The Sarah Silverman Progr....
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4 Posts
Caroline Lim
Rackspace Blogger
Caroline Lim is a Marketing Manager for Cloud Office, focused on the Rackspace Email and SharePoint products. Her experience stemmed from Marketing Communications and has grown into specializing in....
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4 Posts
Michelle Ramirez
Product Marketing Manager
Michelle is a Product Marketing Manager focusing on Rackspace's Email & Apps portfolios. She joined Rackspace in 2009 as a sales rep for our hosted email solutions before joining the Product Ma....
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4 Posts
Hassan Malik
Product Manager for Lync and Directory Sync
Hassan is a two-year Racker. He's currently a Product Manager for Lync and Directory Sync at the Rack.
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4 Posts
Egle Sigler
Principal Architect, Private Cloud Solutions
Egle Sigler is a Principal Architect of Private Cloud Solutions at Rackspace, and an OpenStack Foundation Board member. As part of OpenStack Board, Egle is Co-Chair of DefCore committee.
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4 Posts
Christina Weaver
PR Specialist
Christina Weaver is a public relations specialist at Rackspace. The PR team helps tell the world about Rackspace and how it is driving the charge as the service leader in cloud computing.
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4 Posts
Arrian Mehis
General Manager, VMware Cloud Practice at Rackspace
Arrian has been involved in the IT industry for nearly 20 years, spanning enterprise engineering architecture to professional services encompassing infrastructure, application and managed services ....
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3 Posts
Monica Jacob
Public Relations Specialist
Monica Jacob is a public relations specialist at Rackspace Hosting. She holds a BA in communication and marketing from The University of Texas at San Antonio.
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3 Posts
Kyle Hunter
Rackspace Blogger
Kyle Hunter is the product marketing manager for ObjectRocket solutions at Rackspace. He is a seasoned IT professional with an longstanding record of driving technical vision, future roadmaps, arch....
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3 Posts
bradduncan
Rackspace Blogger
Brad Duncan is a Security Researcher at Rackspace specializing in network traffic analysis and intrusion detection. After more than 21 years doing classified intelligence work for the US Air For....
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3 Posts
Anne Gentle
Community Documentation Coordinator
Anne Gentle is the fanatical technical writer and community documentation coordinator at Rackspace for OpenStack. Through collaboration and continuous integration, running the documentation project....
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3 Posts
alanweinkrantz
Rackspace Blogger
Alan Weinkrantz serves as the Rackspace Brand Ambassador to Israel. Alan has been involved in Israel's startup ecosystem for twenty two years and worked on the communications teams that brought ab....
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3 Posts
Nachiket Torwekar
Software Developer
Nachiket has 8 years of industry experience as a software developer and software developer in test. He was a core contributor to the Yahoo! Fantasy Sports backend engineering team and has extensive....
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2 Posts
Bryan Thompson
Senior Director of Product Management, Rackspace Private Cloud
Bryan Thompson is a Sr. Director of Product Management at Rackspace and leads the product team for Rackspace Private Cloud.
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2 Posts
James Denton
OpenStack Network Architect for Rackspace Private Cloud
An IT professional for over 14 years with extensive experience in application networking technologies and OpenStack networking., James now specializes in OpenStack for Rackspace, and is a Network A....
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2 Posts
Seburn Wilson
Senior Manager, Product
Seburn Wilson joined Rackspace in 2013 and he is a Senior Manager in the Cloud Office practice at Rackspace. He is responsible for leading Lync product development and driving partnerships for the....
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2 Posts
Wes Henderson
Linux Systems Administrator
Wes is a Systems Administrator and a Linux guy by inclination that specializes in all things Cloud. When he is not busy researching the Cloud and Linux, he spends his free time with his newborn dau....
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2 Posts
Darren Norfolk
Managing Director, UK
Darren is a veteran Racker of seven years with experience across finance, strategy, service delivery and sales. He leads by example and his greatest quality is complete commitment in doing the best....
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2 Posts
Matt Shover
Manager of RackConnect Operations
Matt Shover is the manager of RackConnect Operations at Rackspace, where he leads a passionate team of Rackers that work to seamlessly connect Rackspace's Dedicated and Cloud offerings -- turning c....
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2 Posts
Gary Boyd
Senior Director of Project Engineering at Rackspace
Gary Boyd is Senior Director of Project Engineering at Rackspace, responsible for the design and construction of Rackspace's Data Centers and network infrastructure. He joined Rackspace in March ....
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2 Posts
Prashanth Chandrasekar
General Manager, Rackspace DevOps Business Segment
Prashanth Chandrasekar has over a decade of leadership and management experience across multiple functions in the technology sector. He is currently the General Manager of Rackspace's DevOps Bu....
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2 Posts
Darrin Hanson
Vice President, Rackspace Private Cloud
Darrin Hanson has been involved in Technology Services for 17 years, and became a Racker in 2008. Darrin is responsible for acquiring and developing critical partnerships with customers who are ado....
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2 Posts
Lana Brindley
Software Developer
Lana Brindley has been playing with technology since that summer in the 80s when she got eaten by a grue. She has been writing since she could hold a pencil, and is currently writing technical docu....
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2 Posts
Everett Toews
Developer Advocate
Everett Toews is a Developer Advocate at Rackspace making OpenStack and the Rackspace Cloud easy to use for developers. Sometimes developer, sometimes advocate, and sometimes operator; he's a commi....
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2 Posts
Nigel Beighton
VP Technology & Product, Rackspace UK
An obsession with taking things apart has always served Nigel well so the exciting world of technology and all its nuts, bolts and volts was a logical career choice for him. Joining Rackspace in ea....
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2 Posts
Scott Whitright
Product Marketing Manager
Scott Whitright has a wealth of IT industry experience launching products and programs for startups to Fortune 100 companies. He is a member of the Pragmatic Marketing community and currently leads....
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1 Posts
mariusmihalec
Rackspace Blogger
Marius Mihalec is the founder and CEO of MMSOFT Design Limited, the company behind Pulseway, a mobile monitoring and management suite. Pulseway lets you monitor and control IT systems from anywhere....
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1 Posts
Joshua Tillman
Rackspace Blogger
Joshua Tillman is the CEO of DialSource.
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1 Posts
David Swanger
Rackspace Blogger
David Swanger leads solution marketing for Rackspace Managed Data Services. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business, where he leads cours....
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1 Posts
John Linn
Co-Founder, President & CEO, Bella FSM
As Co-Founder of Bella FSM, Mr. Linn brings invaluable knowledge to the small-to-medium Field Service market with 7 years of extensive research and experience.
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1 Posts
Jay Faulkner
Rackspace Blogger
Jay Faulkner is an engineering manager for Rackspace OnMetal. Faulkner helped deploy the first public Ironic deployment and has 10 years of experience working with Linux, hardware and managing flee....
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1 Posts
David Lieberman
Rackspace Blogger
David Lieberman is the VP of Engineering at Omaze. Prior to Omaze, David was a technical architect at Serve by American Express, leading the card's two largest partnerships with Riot Games and Zyng....
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1 Posts
Justin Shepherd
Distinguished Architect
As the distinguished architect for Rackspace Private Cloud powered by OpenStack, Justin Shepherd is an ambassador of openness. He is often traveling the globe talking about the powers of OpenStack ....
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1 Posts
Kapil Kansal
Rackspace Blogger
Kapil Kansal is the Product Manager for Cloud Intelligence at Rackspace. His mission is to deliver an intuitive interface that gives users a transparent view into their infrastructure health along....
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1 Posts
Gerald Vanderpuye
CEO and Co-Founder, BuyerDeck
Gerald Vanderpuye is CEO and Co-founder at BuyerDeck. Gerald has a background in B2B sales and sales 2.0 technologies.
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1 Posts
Chris Bauserman
Rackspace Blogger
Chris Bauserman is a senior director of product and demand marketing in Rackspace's Digital solution area, where he leads go-to-market strategy and execution for e-commerce, website, and video solu....
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1 Posts
Sandy Thorsen
Rackspace Blogger
Sandy has been a partner in a small network consulting company, led a data center operations team for a managed hosting and has focused on enterprise solution architecture strategy and design. Thro....
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1 Posts
Joe Savak and Justin Shepherd
Rackspace Blogger
Joe Savak is a senior product manager at Rackspace. Justin Shepherd is a distinguished architect for Rackspace Private Cloud.
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1 Posts
Pranav Parekh
Rackspace Blogger
Pranav Parekh is a Product Manager in the VMware Cloud Practice at Rackspace. Pranav is responsible for strategy, planning, and development of a portfolio of Managed Private Cloud and Managed Virtu....
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1 Posts
Steve Crusenberry
Rackspace Blogger
Steve Crusenberry joined Rackspace in August 2013 as Vice President of Public Cloud Engineering and Operations, but his relationship with the company started much earlier. In 2008, a startup that S....
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1 Posts
Seth Familian
Rackspace Blogger
Seth Familian is a design-minded digital strategist, innovator, and entrepreneur fascinated with the intersection of creativity, technology, and digital business. He’s the Founder + Principal of....
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1 Posts
Alexandra Settle
Rackspace Blogger
Alexandra Settle works remotely as a technical writer with the Rackspace Cloud Builders Australia team. Alex began her career as a writer for the cloud documentation team at Red Hat, Australia.
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1 Posts
Paul Bolt
Rackspace Blogger
Paul is Rackspace Vice President of Practice Areas, a position where he takes the lead role in defining and delivering defined Rackspace technology competencies including Private Cloud, eCommerce s....
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Nikki Tirado
Rackspace Blogger
Nikki Tirado has spent the past four years as a Racker training, educating, and advocating for new cloud and database technologies. She is best known for her infectious enthusiasm, energy, and comm....
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1 Posts
Ashley McNamara
Rackspace Blogger
Ashley McNamara is a lead developer advocate at ObjectRocket by Rackspace, where she leads community and developer advocacy efforts for the DataStores division. She is responsible for acting as the....
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1 Posts
Tamara Hummel
General Manager, Jungle Disk
Tamara Hummel is General Manager of Jungle Disk, a service of Rackspace..
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