Joe Eazor has been appointed CEO of Rackspace, effective June 12. He is responsible for the company’s strategy and operations. He has deep experience running everything from startups to huge divisions of global enterprises, and has a strong track record of delivering value to customers, employees and investors. Joe comes to Rackspace from EarthLink where he served as CEO from 2014 until he led the sale of the company in 2017. Under his leadership, EarthLink was transformed from a pioneer of early dial-up Internet service into a profitable cloud networking business, investing in new products and exceptional customer service. In 2016, Forbes named EarthLink one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America. Prior to leading EarthLink, Joe served as a top executive at EMC, HP and EDS, where he gained leadership experience across strategy, customer support, product development, international operations, global sales and marketing, M&A and business process outsourcing. He earned his bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering at the Colorado School of Mines and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.