Emilie Hersh, VP, Professional Services, Americas

Emilie Hersh

VP, Professional Services, Americas


Emilie leads the Rackspace Application Services (RAS) Professional Services organizations in the Americas. She brings years of experience in creating, building and leading technical and consultative professional services teams while driving revenue, margin and a fast-growth set of offerings.

Emilie has worked as a consultant in the areas of Global IT Risk Management, PMO, Strategic Consulting; program and personnel development/management, product/program marketing, development of training programs and partner/channel development. She has successfully led Sales, Marketing, IT, Finance, Project Management and Operational Excellence teams throughout her various roles.

Emilie earned an MBA from the University of San Diego (USD), with emphases in Project Management and Supply Chain Systems. Additionally, she was honored with the Mother Rosalie Clifton Hill Award in 2011 for her philanthropic work at USD and throughout the community. She continues her alliance with the University of San Diego’s School of Business by mentoring students, and remains committed to a number of organizations, both locally and nationally, that align with her passion of melding people, business, and technology.