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Rackspace Expertise Faucets Trade Veteran Brian Lillie as

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rackspace Expertise® (NASDAQ: RXT) — a number one end-to-end, multicloud expertise options firm, right this moment introduced the appointment of Brian Lillie as President of Personal Cloud enterprise unit, efficient January 23, 2023. Lillie’s appointment completes the corporate’s realignment because it begins executing its two-business unit working mannequin. Late final 12 months, Rackspace tapped DK Sinha to steer its Public Cloud enterprise unit.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Brian to Rackspace Expertise,” stated Amar Maletira, CEO of Rackspace Expertise. “Brian’s thirty years of huge expertise expertise and confirmed observe file coupled along with his strategic pondering and execution focus will probably be successful components as we execute our progress technique.”

Suitcase added, “Rackspace is uniquely positioned to win within the personal cloud market. We’ve a widely known model with deep expertise in personal cloud, a worldwide knowledge heart footprint, cutting-edge expertise and IP, and powerful partnerships with key expertise gamers. With our realignment full, we’ve got two distinctive, customer-first leaders on the helm of our public cloud and personal cloud companies. We start the 12 months centered on accelerating progress in each segments, as we execute our technique to be the main pure play multicloud options firm.”

Lillie joins Rackspace Expertise from Zayo Group, the place he was Chief Product and Expertise Officer. He created and was liable for executing the corporate’s product, community, and software program expertise technique and roadmap. Earlier than this position, Lillie served over ten years in a number of C-level roles at Equinix, together with Chief Data Officer, Chief Buyer Officer, and along with his final place being Chief Product Officer.

Lillie beforehand held a number of management positions in gross sales, operations, and IT earlier than becoming a member of Equinix. He was Vice President of International Gross sales Operations at VeriSign, the place he was liable for the technique and execution of worldwide gross sales assist. Earlier than that, he labored at SGI as Senior Director of Enterprise Purposes. Lillie additionally spent eight years in the USA Air Power, primarily in area operations, together with automating satellite tv for pc command and management capabilities.

Lillie at present serves on the Board of Administrators for Lumentum and Storj Labs.

“I’m thrilled to be becoming a member of Rackspace and dealing alongside Amar and the manager management crew to reinforce the corporate’s personal cloud technique and additional develop their progressive multicloud product and options roadmap to drive progress,” stated Lillie. “Rackspace Expertise’s buyer first, cloud first method, mixed with an exceptionally devoted and gifted crew of Rackers, make it a robust power for unlocking the corporate’s progress potential.”

Lillie obtained a Grasp of Science in Administration from Stanford College Graduate College of Enterprise, a Grasp of Science in Telecommunications from Golden Gate College, and a Bachelor of Science in Arithmetic from Montana State College-Bozeman.

About Rackspace Expertise

Rackspace Expertise is a number one end-to-end multi-cloud expertise companies firm. We will design, construct, and function our clients’ cloud environments throughout all main expertise platforms, regardless of expertise stack or deployment mannequin. We associate with our clients at each stage of their cloud journey, enabling them to modernize functions, construct new merchandise and undertake progressive applied sciences.

Media Contact

Natalia Silva

publicrelations@rackspace.com

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