President, Private Cloud Business Unit
Brian brings more than 30 years of technology leadership and experience to Rackspace. He was most recently Chief Product and Technology Officer at Zayo Group, a global communications infrastructure provider. Prior to Zayo, Brian served over ten years in several C-level roles at Equinix, with his last position being Chief Product Officer. Before Equinix, Brian held several leadership positions in sales, operations, and IT, including Vice President of IT and Global Sales Operations at VeriSign and Senior Director of Enterprise Applications at SGI. Brian also served over 8 years as a Communications Detachment Commander and Space Operations Officer in the United States Air Force, and he presently serves on the Board of Directors for Lumentum and Storj Labs. Brian’s background in setting strategic direction and in tactical execution will be instrumental in capturing our company’s long-term multi cloud market potential.
Brian obtained a Master of Science in Management from Stanford University Graduate School of Business, a Master of Science in Telecommunications from Golden Gate University, and a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Montana State University-Bozeman.
Brian resides between Los Altos, California, and Lafayette, Colorado, with his wife Jill. They have four children and two Havanese dogs, Buddy and Trooper.