Wesley Jess is Vice President of Business Operations. He is responsible for overseeing demand planning, sourcing, procurement, deployment, product configuration, license management, corporate social responsibility and several hardware engineering functions. He joined Rackspace from the software publisher Intuit, where he served as Operations Director of Business Management and Strategy. While there, he was responsible for multiple channel operations functions, new product introduction as well as overseeing digital transformation and improvements for Intuit and its partners for over 7 years. Mr. Jess served as an operations leader for Handspring Inc., where he was responsible for various supply chain activities including new product introduction, retail channel management, mobile phone carrier management and direct sales. He has also served in various marketing, sales and sales management positions during the prior 12 years at Vitessa Corp, RR Donnelley and Modus Media. Wesley graduated from the University of Utah with a B.S in International Economics.