People: Rackspace Hosting Inc (RAX)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Graham Weston

51 2014 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Karl Pichler

43 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer

Mark Roenigk

54 2009 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President

Scott Crenshaw

2015 Senior Vice President - Strategy and Product

Joseph Saporito

61 2012 Chief Accounting Officer

Tiffany Lathe

44 2014 Vice President, General Counsel

Michael Gilliland

52 2011 Lead Director

W. Taylor Rhodes

44 2014 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Kevin Costello

53 2014 Director

John Harper

52 2015 Director

Lewis Moorman

44 2013 Director

Lila Tretikov

37 2014 Director

Ossa Fisher

38 2013 Independent Director

Frederick Reichheld

63 2008 Independent Director

Jason Luce

IR Contact Officer

Biographies

Name Description

Graham Weston

Mr. Graham M. Weston has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Rackspace Hosting, Inc. He was Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Rackspace Hosting Inc. He provided seed capital for the formation of Company's business in December 1998 and acted as Company's Chairman or Co-Chairman (or its functional equivalent for Company's predecessor entities) since that time and as Company's Chief Executive Officer (or its functional equivalent for Company's predecessor entities) from July 1999 to August 2006. Prior to joining Rackspace, Mr. Weston led the creation of and managed a number of startup ventures. Mr. Weston is also the Chief Executive Officer of Weston Properties, a real estate company that owns or manages industrial and office properties. Mr. Weston serves as a member of Company's Real Estate and Finance Committee and Company's Service and Strategy Committee. He received his B.S. degree from Texas A&M University.

Karl Pichler

Mr. Karl Pichler is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer of Rackspace Hosting Inc., since November 09, 2011. Previously he served as the interim Chief Financial Officer from April 2011 to November 2011. From 2005 to April 2011, Mr. Pichler served as Company's Vice President, Finance. Prior to joining Rackspace, Mr. Pichler served as Vice President of the North American Middle Market Advisory Practice at Stern Stewart & Co. in New York, specializing in management, valuation, and incentive applications of economic profit under its trademarked name of EVA. Early in his career, Mr. Pichler was a research fellow at the Institute for Financial Management at the University of Bern in Switzerland and worked as a business analyst at Swiss Bank Corporation. Pichler is a CFA Charterholder and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Bern, Switzerland, receiving a Licentiate Rerum Politicarum in Business Administration and Economics.

Mark Roenigk

Mr. Mark W. Roenigk is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of Rackspace Hosting Inc., since December 2009. From January 2008 until December 2009, Mr. Roenigk was the Chief Procurement Officer and Vice President, Operational Excellence at eBay. From January 2007 until December 2008, Mr. Roenigk was the Senior Vice President, Operations at XM Satellite Radio where he was responsible for all supply chain activities and global procurement in the manufacturing and distribution of XM products. From April 2004 to August 2006 he was Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, at Intuit and from February 1995 to March 2004 was a general manager at Microsoft Corporation across a variety of operational roles. Mr. Roenigk received his B.B.A. in Management from Texas A&M University.

Scott Crenshaw

Mr. Scott Crenshaw is Senior Vice President - Strategy and Product of Rackspace Hosting, Inc. Prior to joining Rackspace, Crenshaw was senior vice president of products at VeriSign, Inc., where he led the development of the company's new products and services, including key growth areas. Before joining Verisign in 2013, Crenshaw was senior vice president, strategy, and chief marketing officer for Acronis, Inc., a data backup and recovery solutions provider. Previously, he served eight years in executive positions at Red Hat, Inc., including vice president and general manager of the cloud business unit and, previously, in the same capacity for the company's Linux platform business unit. Prior to Red Hat, Crenshaw was the chief executive officer of NTRU Cryptosystems, Inc., a provider of embedded security solutions. He held a number of executive positions at enterprise software vendor Datawatch Corporation, including vice president of business development and vice president of product development. Early in his career he co-founded a networking startup. Crenshaw holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science from North Carolina State University and a Master of Business Administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a Sloan Fellow at the Sloan School of Management.

Joseph Saporito

Mr. Joseph Saporito is Chief Accounting Officer of Rackspace Hosting Inc., since February 21, 2012. From 2008 until joining Rackspace, Mr. Saporito practiced as a financial consultant and Leadership Coach. From 2002 to 2008, he served as the Executive Vice President and CFO of Carriage Services, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange company. Mr. Saporito prior professional experience includes 15 years as partner with Arthur Andersen, LLP. Mr. Saporito currently serves as a Director, Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of US Dataworks, Inc. Mr. Saporito earned a B.A. in Accounting from the University of South Florida. He is a CPA and is certified as a Leadership Coach by Georgetown University.

Tiffany Lathe

Ms. Tiffany Lathe serves as Vice President, General Counsel of Rackspace Hosting Inc., since January 2014. Ms. Lathe joined Rackspace in 2007 as Vice President, International Legal and in February 2013 also became the leader of the International Human Resources Department, where she continued to serve until she became General Counsel. Prior to joining Rackspace, Ms. Lathe was a solicitor at Martineau Johnson Solicitors, based in Birmingham, UK. She received her first degree from the University of York in 1992, followed by her Common Professional Examination/ Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the University of Birmingham in 2003 and Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2004 from the College of Law, Birmingham.

Michael Gilliland

Mr. Michael Sam Gilliland is Lead Director of Rackspace Hosting Inc., since August 1, 2011. From 2003 to September 2013, Mr. Gilliland was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sabre Holdings, a global travel technology company, where he led more than 10,000 employees in 60 countries, spanning all segments of the travel industry. Prior to that, Mr. Gilliland served in several senior leadership positions at Sabre Holdings including President and Chief Executive Officer of Travelocity, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Sabre Holdings, group president of Sabre Airline Solutions, and senior vice president and general manager of Sabre Business Travel Solutions, a start-up venture within the Company. Before joining Sabre Holdings in 1988, Mr. Gilliland worked as an electrical engineer for Lockheed Missiles and Space in Austin, Texas. Mr. Gilliland was appointed to the President’s Management Advisory Board by U.S. President, Barack Obama, in March 2011 and in 2012 was appointed to serve as vice chair during a third term on the U.S. Commerce Department’s Travel and Tourism Advisory Committee. Also in 2012, Mr. Gilliland joined the Energy Security Leadership Council (ESLC), a group of prominent business and military leaders who support long-term policies to reduce U.S. oil dependence. Mr. Gilliland has also served on the board of Gogo (NASDAQ:GOGO) since July 2014. Mr. Gilliland holds an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Dallas and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kansas.

W. Taylor Rhodes

Mr. W. Taylor Rhodes has been appointed as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Rackspace Hosting, Inc. He serves as President of Rackspace Hosting, Inc., with effect from January 13, 2014. Prior to his appointment as President, Mr. Rhodes acted as the Chief Customer Officer from September 2013 and prior to that, was the Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Rackspace International from December 2011 to September 2013. Mr. Rhodes also acted in other leadership positions at Rackspace since joining the company in July 2007, including leading the sales and support organization which focused on large enterprises. Before joining Rackspace, Mr. Rhodes worked at EDS in a series of leadership roles, managing end-to-end relationships with large global customers. In addition, Mr. Rhodes is a former U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer and holds an MBA degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kevin Costello

Mr. Kevin Costello is Director of Rackspace hosting, Inc. since December 2014. From 2007 to January 2014, Mr. Costello served as the president of Ariba, Inc., a spend-managed software and consulting services company. When SAP acquired Ariba in 2012, Mr. Costello continued to serve as president where he focused on driving the Ariba solution through the SAP cloud go-to-market organization. From 2002 to 2007, Mr. Costello served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Ariba. Prior to Ariba, Kevin served in various senior management positions during this 18-year career at Anderson Business Consulting. Mr. Costello holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant.

John Harper

Mr. John E. Harper is Director of Company since February 2015. From 2009 to 2014, Mr. Harper served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dell Services, an $8 billion business unit of Dell, Inc. Prior to the acquisition of Perot Systems by Dell, Harper served as the Chief Financial Officer of Perot Systems Corporation where he was responsible for the company’s global financial management activities. He served as the main interface to the investment community, oversaw mergers and acquisitions activities, and was responsible for the corporation’s planning, accounting and treasury functions. Mr. Harper also served as Perot Systems’ Treasurer, where he helped lead its initial public stock offering and spearheaded efforts to strengthen its financial performance as well as Head of Corporate Development and Finance Director of Perot Systems’ operating units. Before joining Perot Systems, Harper spent 9 years in the audit practice of Ernst & Young serving a number of industries including technology, manufacturing, education and oil and gas. Harper holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Texas A&M University and is a CPA in the state of Texas.

Lewis Moorman

Mr. Lewis J. Moorman is Director of Rackspace Hosting, Inc., since August 2001. He served as President, Chief Strategy Officer of the Company. Mr. Moorman has also served as Company's President since December 8, 2011 and as Company's Chief Strategy Officer since April 2008. Prior to that time, Mr. Moorman served as Company's President, The Cloud from February 2009 to December 2011, as Company's Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development from January 2004 until April 2008, as Company's Chief Marketing Officer from 2001 to December 2003 and as Company's Vice President, Strategy and Product Development from 2000 to 2001. Before joining Rackspace, Mr. Moorman held several positions at the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, advising a variety of high technology clients on critical strategic issues. Mr. Moorman received his B.A. from Duke University and his J.D. from Stanford Law School.

Lila Tretikov

Ms. Lila Tretikov is Director of the Company., effective September 16, 2014. Ms. Tretikov has served as the Executive Director of the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides equal access to knowledge through services like Wikipedia, the world’s largest encyclopedia, available in 285 languages and the fifth most popular website in the world, since May 2014. Prior to her service with Wikimedia, Ms. Tretikov served as the Chief Product Officer for the open-source, cloud-based software vendor SugarCRM from 2006 to May 2014. SugarCRM sponsored an open source project with more than 30,000 contributors and deployed by over 1.5 million individuals in 120 countries and 26 languages. Lila began her career as an engineer at the Sun-Netscape Alliance working on the Java server in 1999. Ms. Tretikov studied Computer Science and Art at the University of California, Berkeley, where she did research work in machine learning and holds patents for intelligent data mapping, dynamic language applications, and other technology innovations.

Ossa Fisher

Ms. Ossa Fisher is Independent Director of Rackspace Hosting Inc., since October 30, 2013. Ms. Fisher will serve on the Rackspace Board, while continuing her on-going tenure as Senior Vice President for Strategy and Analytics at global dating leader, The Match.com (a subsidiary of IAC), where she has been employed since May 2013. Swedish-born Fisher has a career history spanning growth strategy, customer analytics and marketing, all within competitive business industries. Ms. Fisher has a broad range of expertise in technology and media, including more than 10 years in the Technology, Media and Telecom practices of both Bain & Company (where she was employed from 2004-2013) and Goldman, Sachs & Co. (from 1999-2002). Ms. Fisher also worked for the World Bank Group in the information technology investment division in 2003. Most recently, she joined the executive team of The Match.com. which includes over 30 global dating brands such as Match.com, and focuses on strategic vision and analytical data mining and processing. Fisher holds a B.A. in Economics from Yale University, an M.A. in Education from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is active in the Dallas community, serving as Chair of Uplift Education’s Southwest Dallas Board and as a board member on the Woodall Rogers Park Foundation Board.

Frederick Reichheld

Mr. Fred Reichheld is Independent Director of Rackspace Hosting Inc., since November 2008. Since 1977, Mr. Reichheld has been employed at Bain & Company, Inc., a global business consulting firm, and was elected to the partnership at Bain in 1982. Mr. Reichheld founded Bain’s Loyalty practice, which helps clients achieve superior results through improvements in customer, employee, partner, and investor loyalty, and has also served in a variety of other roles, including as a member of Bain & Company’s Worldwide Management, Nominating, and Compensation Committees. In January 1999, he was elected by the firm to become the first Bain Fellow. Mr. Reichheld is a frequent speaker to major business forums and groups of Chief Executive Officers and senior executives worldwide and has authored several books, including The Loyalty Effect: The Hidden Force Behind Growth, Profits, and Lasting Value (Harvard Business School Press, 1996), The Loyalty Rules!: How Today’s Leaders Build Lasting Relationships (Harvard Business School Press 2003), The Ultimate Question, (Harvard Business School Press, 2006) and The Ultimate Question 2.0 (Harvard Business School Press 2011). He received his B.A. from Harvard College and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Jason Luce

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Graham Weston

375,414

Karl Pichler

3,412,560

Mark Roenigk

3,132,230

Scott Crenshaw

--

Joseph Saporito

828,527

Tiffany Lathe

1,918,390

Michael Gilliland

--

W. Taylor Rhodes

12,502,800

Kevin Costello

--

John Harper

--

Lewis Moorman

4,773,340

Lila Tretikov

--

Ossa Fisher

--

Frederick Reichheld

--

Jason Luce

--
As Of  30 Dec 2014

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