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Kevin M. Jones

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Kevin M. Jones is an American business executive. He is the current Chief Executive Officer of Rackspace.

Kevin M. Jones
BornRichmond, Virginia, US
🏳️ Nationality
🏫 EducationJames Madison University
💼 Occupation
Chief Executive Officer
👔 EmployerRackspace
PredecessorJoe Eazor

Career[edit]

Jones currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of cloud computing company, Rackspace. Jones was appointed by the company on April 25, 2019. He is the successor of former Rackspace CEO, Joe Eazor.[1][2][3]

Prior to joining Rackspace, Jones was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of MV Transportation. Jones has had past work experiences as SVP of publicly traded company, DXC Technology, and chief customer and sales officer of Dell Services.[4][5][6]

Since Jones' arrival to Rackspace, the company has acquired cloud computing company, Onica.[7][8][9] On August 5, 2020, the company participated in an IPO and raised $700 million.[10][11]

Education[edit]

Jones holds a BBA from James Madison University and is a Certified Management Accountant.[12]

References[edit]

  1. "Rackspace Appoints Kevin M. Jones as Chief Executive Officer". www.martechadvisor.com. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  2. Velasquez, J. J. (2019-07-08). "4 Executives Out at Rackspace as New CEO Begins Shakeup". San Antonio Report. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  3. "Rackspace names new CEO". www.bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2020-08-19. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  4. "StackPath". www.masstransitmag.com. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  5. "MVT Appoints Kevin M. Jones As CEO". www.mvtransit.com. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  6. "Rackspace names new CEO". www.bizjournals.com. Retrieved 2020-08-19. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  7. "Rackspace Buys Onica to Bolster Its AWS Managed Cloud Portfolio". Data Center Knowledge. 2019-11-05. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  8. "Rackspace Completes Acquisition of Onica -". uktechnews.co.uk. 2019-12-06. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  9. "Digital Bulletin | Rackspace to boost AWS capabilities with Onica acquisition". www.digitalbulletin.com. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  10. "Rackspace shares tumble 20% on first day of trading after IPO". Fortune. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  11. Moorhead, Patrick. "How's Rackspace Technology Doing A Year Into CEO Kevin Jones Tenure?". Forbes. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  12. "Kevin M. Jones Appointed as Rackspace Chief Executive Officer | Rackspace Technology". www.relationedge.com. Retrieved 2020-08-19.


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