Cloud provider Rackspace has hired Sandy Hogan as executive vice president and managing director of the Americas. A technology industry veteran with nearly 20 years of experience, Sandy Hogan will serve as a member of the Rackspace executive leadership team and report directly to CEO, Joe Eazor.
Sandy Hogan will focus on executing a customer-centric, go-to-market approach aimed at accelerating revenue and customer growth throughout the Americas.
“As the market leader for the Americas, Sandy will play a crucial role in helping customers accelerate the value of the cloud at every phase of their digital transformation journey,” said Joe Eazor, CEO of Rackspace. “She is a passionate leader who believes in using technology to create value for customers and has focused her distinguished career on delivering outstanding customer experiences, which aligns perfectly with our commitment to the ‘Rackspace Fanatical Experience’.”
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Prior to joining Rackspace, Sandy Hogan served as senior vice president and general manager for the Americas at HERE Technologies. In her role there, she was responsible for building and executing a customer-first, go-to-market strategy that helped shape the direction of the company. Prior to HERE, Hogan spent almost 15 years at Cisco in a variety of go-to-market and transformation roles helping customers improve their business outcomes.
“This is an exciting time in Rackspace’s journey,” said Sandy Hogan. “We have a significant market opportunity in front of us. The company continues to make tremendous strides in strengthening its Americas go-to-market strategy. I’m excited to be part of delivering business outcomes for customers and driving growth for Rackspace, with the ultimate goal of becoming the best technology services company in the world.”