Cloud Services Practice Lead, Professional Services, Rackspace
Deepen Shah joined Rackspace in 2013 as a resident expert in the area of cloud adoption and IT Transformation. He is currently leading North Americas Cloud Services Practice in our Professional Services division to drive scale and focus helping clients through transformational journeys into public and private cloud platforms and operational models. These services include large-scale data center consolidation, multi-Cloud adoption (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud and Private Cloud platforms), transition planning and migration in addition to many other enabling services to help clients adopt and grow a managed hosting environment. He has 15+ years of proven experience solving challenging business problems with innovative enterprise solutions aligning business needs to IT capabilities.
Prior to becoming a Racker, Deepen was with Ernst & Young as Chief Enterprise Infrastructure Architect responsible for Enterprise Architecture (DC Architecture, DC Location strategy, Technology roadmaps, Enterprise applications), Data Center hosting services (Planning & Consolidation, Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Data Management & Disaster Recovery) and End User Computing(Application Rationalization/Testing and VDI Infrastructure). He has also worked in a variety of technology consulting roles with Fujitsu Consulting, Accenture, PNC Bank, Reliance Communication & Wipro Technologies.
Deepen has a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Electronics from Mumbai University, India and several industry-recognized certifications. He loves to “Merge technology and business goals to develop achievable & cost effective enterprise solutions”.