As Senior Vice President, Strategy and Product, Scott Crenshaw oversees Rackspace’s corporate strategy, business development, and product and engineering portfolios. Scott works closely with marketing, sales, support, and other critical functions to drive a compelling set of offers and the best customer experience in the industry.
Prior to joining Rackspace, Scott was Senior Vice President, Products, at VeriSign, Inc., where he led the development of the company’s new products and services. Before Verisign, Scott served in executive positions at such companies as Acronis, Inc., Red Hat, Inc., NTRU Cryptosystems, Inc., and Datawatch Corporation. At Red Hat, he was VP & GM of their Linux business unit, and VP & GM of their virtualization and cloud business unit. Early in his career he co-founded a networking startup. Scott holds a BS degree in computer science from North Carolina State University and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a Sloan Fellow.