SVP and GM - Public Clouds, Rackspace
Prashanth Chandrasekar is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Rackspace’s high growth, global business unit focused on the world’s leading Public Clouds including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Alibaba Cloud, with end-end P&L responsibility.
Previously, Prashanth was Vice President and General Manager of Rackspace’s high growth Amazon Web Services (AWS) Global Business Unit. Prashanth was also Senior Director and General Manager of Rackspace’s SMB Marquee business segment focused on Rackspace’s fast growing, most critical and high potential customers. Prashanth joined Rackspace as Chief of Staff to the General Manager of Rackspace’s SMB Business Unit.
Prior to joining Rackspace, Prashanth was a Vice President at Barclays Investment Bank, focused on providing Strategic and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) advice for clients in the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) industries. Prashanth was also a Manager at Capgemini Consulting where he managed Operations transformation engagements and consulting teams across the U.S.
He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an M.Eng in Engineering Management from Cornell University and a B.S. in Computer Engineering (summa cum laude) from the University of Maine.