Suaad Sait became the first Chief Marketing Officer for Rackspace® Hosting in January 2012 having been a consultant to the company since May 2011. In this role, Sait leads the global marketing and branding efforts that fuel the company's growth and contribute to our service leadership in cloud hosting. This includes creating product marketing and go-to-market strategies that drive awareness, build the Rackspace brand, and share the story of our unique service culture known as Fanatical Support®. His responsibilities also include orchestrating day-to-day activities of the corporate and segment marketing teams, including demand generation and online sales. Prior to joining Rackspace, Suaad was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Reachforce, a venture-backed B2B marketing-data services startup, where he continues to serve as chairman of the board. He is a seasoned technology industry leader with over 20 years of experience who has also held executive leadership roles at companies of all sizes, including Pervasive Software, Inc., Liaison Technology, Ventix Systems Inc., Motive Communications, Dazel Corp. and Xerox. Suaad earned a MS Degree in Business Administration from The William E. Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester and a B.S. in Electrical & Computer Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo.