SoftLayer Technologies, Inc.
VP of Product Innovation
Marc Jones serves as VP of Product Innovation for SoftLayer. In this role, he is responsible for identifying, facilitating and evangelizing new product and service development – including R&D, software development and system development.
An accomplished technology executive, he previously served as director of software product development with Rackspace Cloud (formerly Mosso), the cloud division of Rackspace. He was a key member of the senior leadership team responsible for developing and managing the company’s cloud computing product strategy and roadmap, architecture and engineering, business analysis and requirements, along with software product development. Mr. Jones spearheaded the Rackspace accelerated provisioning automation and process improvements, and aligned software product development around the company’s core competencies.
Prior to his tenure with Rackspace, he was senior director for system architecture with Broadwing Communications. He also served as director of application development for Allegiance Telecom, which was acquired by XO Communications. Additional experience includes work with Netcom’s Hosting Division and Uniden America. Mr. Jones holds a BBA in Business Computer Information Systems from the University of North Texas, and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.