Peak Hosting Taps Rackspace’s VP of Sales to Join Its Executive Team

Greg Rodriguez has joined managed hosting provider Peak Hosting as senior vice president of sales and marketing. Rodriguez comes to Peak Hosting with a resume of firsts during a 14-year career at Rackspace, most recently as the company’s vice president of sales for the Rackspace Cloud.

At Peak Hosting, Greg Rodriguez will partner with the executive team to continue Peak Hosting’s trajectory of “exponential” growth. 

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“I was drawn to Peak Hosting after talking with Jeffrey and John about how the company culture aligns with my personal beliefs of growing an organization with engaged employees,” said Greg Rodriguez.

“I’m excited to bring someone of Greg’s caliber to work with our team on further accelerating sales of our Operations-as-a-Service managed hosting offering,” said John Biggi, president, Peak Hosting. “I interviewed more than 15 candidates for this role to find someone who is already living out our company’s core values, and it was clearly Greg’s combination of outstanding results, humility and confidence that set him apart from a competitive field of candidates. I look forward to collaborating with Greg and the rest of the executive team on extending Peak Hosting’s reach into the hosting industry.” 

At Rackspace, Mr. Rodriguez held a number of leadership roles that touched virtually every part of the business, spanning multiple geographies and often paving the way for new offerings. These included building and leading the first cloud hosting team, the first SMB team, the first sales operations team, the first lead generation team and more.

peak-hosting“This is an exciting time for Peak Hosting as we continue our triple digit growth pace with an extremely experienced leadership team in place to help Peak Hosting scale and set us up for long-term success,” said Jeffrey Papen, founder and CEO, Peak Hosting. “John has assembled a great team that fills me with confidence as I step away from day-to-day operations to focus on what I enjoy best – customer engagement. Greg’s relationships within the hosting industry and his experience with marketing hosting services makes him an outstanding addition to this team, and I look forward to working with him as we bring Peak Hosting’s OaaS model to an even broader customer base.”

As a managed hosting provider, Peak Hosting has data center presence across the U.S. and in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

“I was drawn to Peak Hosting after talking with Jeffrey and John about how the company culture aligns with my personal beliefs of growing an organization with engaged employees,” said Greg Rodriguez. “I’m ecstatic about the opportunity at Peak Hosting to work with an exceptional peer group, and as a team, grow its managed hosting offering at an even faster pace while having some fun working together along the way.”

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