Director of International Strategy
Roger Schroth is Director of International Strategy at Rackspace, with responsibility for development and implementation of Rackspace Intl’s corporate strategy, including business development, key strategic initiatives, business model innovation and growth opportunities.
Prior to joining Rackspace, Roger worked in various leadership, strategic business and market development positions. Roger was the Director of Cloud & SISP at Avaya, responsible for the Cloud growth across Europe and has worked as Director Market Development EMEA at Microsoft, where he covered a broad spectrum of the Managed Services offering. He has also served as the Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft Switzerland where he was responsible for maximizing the customer’s value from their IT investments.
Roger is passionate about the potential of technology to create positive impact in the world and is an advocate for any smart technology that empowers our customers to make their lives easier. He thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach. Roger brings more than 25 years of IT experience and expertise and he is also a frequent speaker on IT Strategy and Governance related topics and has taught at various Universities in Switzerland.
Roger holds a MBA degree from City University in Seattle and a Doctoral Degree with a focus in Strategic Information Systems Management from the University of South Australia in Adelaide.