Based in Sydney, Darryn is responsible for driving Rackspace’s growth in the region and establishing local teams to ensure that Australian and New Zealand customers receive Rackspace’s famous Fanatical Support. With over 30 years’ experience in the IT industry in senior sales roles, working for some of the world’s leading hardware and software companies including CSC, CA, BMC, VMware and Oracle. Darryn got his start in the world of IBM mainframes, followed by the transformative eras of virtualization and now cloud technologies. He enjoys working in organisations where he can drive the local strategy. Combined with his strong technology background and a keen interest in cloud operating models, enterprise application development and governance, he achieves strong sales performance through constant innovation and evolution alongside building and motivating high performing sales teams. Outside of work, Darryn is an avid foodie and wine collector.