The Top 25 Innovators Of 2013

CTO, Rackspace

Without Engates, Rackspace being able to cement a leadership position in the ultracompetitive cloud market might not have seemed so easy. In addition to his work around OpenStack, Engates is now nudging Rackspace into the burgeoning big data space, most recently through its acquisition of database-as-a-service provider ObjectRocket.

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