Dusty Simoni is the new Product Manager for Managed Cloud. A Racker since 2010, Dusty was the Product Manager who launched our Critical Sites Service and the Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD) Platform. Most recently, Dusty product managed the Application Services Portfolio including Dedicated Exchange and Dedicated SharePoint. Dusty received his MBA from Northwestern University. Prior to joining Rackspace in 2010, Dusty held various positions in Corporate Strategy, Product Marketing and Product Management for companies including Hewlett Packard, A.D.I.C. and CDW. Despite living in Texas for 6 years, right or wrong, Dusty is still a season ticket holder for the Chicago Bears and typically gets to one or two games a year. At one time he was a nationally ranked Chess player, but a freak incident that caused his pocket protector to malfunction caused him to walk away and to never wear the sweater vest again. In his spare time, Dusty enjoys distance running and he loves to bake desserts in hopes of owning his own bakery some day.