As Chief Technology Officer for EMEA, Lee James is responsible for helping customers accelerate the value of their business through our people, processes and technology. He is the executive sponsor for a number of EMEA customers. In addition, he leads the strategic development of Rackspace EMEA products and services.
Lee has over 20 years of experience across largescale multinationals and agile-based environments, developing and implementing industry-leading cloud, analytics, digital strategy and transformation to deliver significant business value to customers. His prior experience includes senior roles across FTSE 10 and 250 organisations including BP, Betfair and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
At Betfair, Lee was responsible for delivering a DevOps-driven platform that performed more transactions than all the European stock markets each day.
He is also an award-winning leader, having received an award for building BP’s first multi-cloud platform.