General Manager, Emerging Businesses
Brannon is GM of Emerging Businesses at Rackspace where he leads the Digital Marketing and Managed Security business units. Prior to Rackspace, Brannon was a Principle at Samsung Venture Investment Corp where he was focused on investments in the areas of Mobile and Television. Prior to Samsung, Brannon worked as a manager with Accenture plc in its Strategy Practice. Earlier in his career, he held various roles with early stage companies and looks back fondly on his first job as General Manager of a family owned microbrewery.
Brannon holds an MBA from Columbia Business School, where he served the school as Student Body President. He also holds duel degrees in Entrepreneurship and Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona.