Kevin Jones is the Chief Executive Officer at Rackspace. Rackspace is an industry leader in managed services across applications, data, security and infrastructure on the world’s leading cloud platforms. With over six thousand employees worldwide, Rackspace serves customers in more than 150 countries and generates $2.5 billion in annual revenue. Kevin is an accomplished business leader with 30 years of technology services experience and has an impeccable record in leading business transformations.
Prior to joining Rackspace in April 2019, Kevin was the Chief Executive Officer of MV Transportation, the largest privately-owned transportation contracting firm in the United States. MV generates $1.5 billion in annual revenue with more than 20,000 employees.
Kevin has held global leadership roles at Electronic Data Systems (EDS), Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), and most recently, DXC Technology (NYSE: DXC), a $25 billion publicly traded IT services company where Jones served as senior vice president and general manager of the Americas region with 66,000 employees and $10 billion in annual revenue.
At DXC and HPE, Kevin transformed the Americas into both companies’ most profitable region. Before joining DXC and HPE, Kevin served as chief customer and sales officer for Dell Services, where he led all go-to-market functions for applications, business process outsourcing, infrastructure services and cloud computing businesses. In his three years at Dell, Kevin grew revenue by 11 percent, increased profitability by 12 percent and raised Dell’s customer satisfaction score from 0 to 51.
Kevin spent 21 years in executive positions at Hewlett Packard and Electronic Data Systems (EDS), in both Europe and Asia. As Senior Vice President of Enterprise Services, Asia Pacific and Japan, he increased profitability by 25 percent. At EDS, as vice president, UK Government, his team saved the relationship with the company’s most profitable customer and signed $4.5 billion in new business.
Kevin is married and has two teenage sons. He holds a BBA from James Madison University and is a Certified Management Accountant. Kevin also serves as a board member for Rackspace, the North Texas Food Bank and the World Affairs Council of Dallas.