The Top 25 Innovators Of 2012


22. John Engates

CTO

Rackspace

Engates has been an aggressive advocate and leader for Rackspace while it has advanced a series of initiatives in the super-competitive cloud infrastructure space. From its creation of OpenStack, an open-source standard for cloud infrastructure interoperability, to the rollout of its cloud platform for public and private clouds along with related services, Rackspace is staying ahead of the competition as cloud computing takes shape.