Rackspace: Rackspace Appoints Third CEO in Two Years

Apr 25, 2019 | Posted by Eric Bell

Managed Cloud Service Provider Rackspace has appointed Kevin M Jones as their new Chief Executive Officer. It's the company's third CEO in two years. 

Jones was CEO at MV Transportation, the largest private paratransit service in the United States. Before MV Transportation, he held positions at Hewlett Packard, Dell, and EDS. 

Revolving Door At Rackspace

  • Joe Eazor held the CEO position for two years. On Eazor's watch Rackspace acquired three companies, including Datapipe. 
  • Jeff Cotten was the Interim CEO after Rhodes left in May 2017. 
  • Taylor Rhodes was CEO from from September of 2014 to May 2017. Rhodes departed Rackspace six months after taking the company private.
  • Graham Weston, Rackspace's co-founder served as an interim CEO from February 2014 to May 2017.
  • Lanham Napier was CEO from August 2006 to February 2014. 

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