Prashanth serves as Senior Vice President & General Manager of Rackspace's entire Cloud & Infrastructure Services portfolio of businesses, including the Public Clouds, Private Clouds, Managed Hosting, Colocation and Managed Security businesses.
Previously, Prashanth was Senior Vice President & General Manager of Rackspace's high growth, global business unit focused on the world's leading Public Clouds including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Alibaba Cloud, with end-end P&L responsibility. Prashanth has held a range of leadership roles at Rackspace including leading Rackspace's high growth Amazon Web Services business and Rackspace's SMB Marquee business segment focused on Rackspace's fast growing, most critical and high potential SMB / mid-market customers. Prashanth joined Rackspace as Chief of Staff to the General Manager of Rackspace's SMB Business Unit.
Prior to joining Rackspace, Prashanth was a Vice President at Barclays Investment Bank, focused on providing Strategic and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) advice for clients in the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) industries. Prashanth was also a Manager at Capgemini Consulting where he managed Operations transformation engagements and consulting teams across the US.
He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an M.Eng in Engineering Management from Cornell University and a B.S. in Computer Engineering (summa cum laude) from the University of Maine.