Srini Koushik

Chief Technology Officer
Rackspace Technology

Srini serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Rackspace Technology® and is responsible for corporate strategy, technology management, IT, and Enterprise Security. He also serves on Rackspace International GmBH, Platform9, and boards.

Before his position at Rackspace Technology, Srini was General Manager and Managing Partner for Hybrid Cloud Advisory Services at IBM Consulting. He worked closely with CIOs there, shaping their hybrid cloud strategies and fostering innovation. Earlier, he was the Chief Information Officer for Magellan Health, where he built an Exponential IT organization that helped the company double its revenue over four years. Srini was also President and CEO of NTT Innovation Institute Inc., a Silicon Valley-based start-up building multi-sided cloud platforms for digital businesses. His earlier career saw C-Level roles at HP, Nationwide Insurance, and IBM.

Throughout his career, Srini has received numerous accolades for his innovative thinking and dynamic leadership. He was inducted into the CIO Hall of Fame in 2023, has been named an IBM Distinguished Engineer title twice, and is a two-time inductee into the IBM Academy of Technology. Among his global recognitions, he received the Sustainable IT Social Impact award. He was named a Computerworld Premier 100 Leader, an Elite 8 CIO, and was listed as one of Infoworld’s Top 25 CTOs.

Srini is a lifelong learner with an MBA from The Ohio State University, an MS in Computer Science from the University of Mumbai, and several executive education programs in Systems Thinking, Design Thinking, and Clean Energy from MIT, Stanford, and Singularity University. He is a Distinguished Certified IT Architect Profession Leader with The Open Group and a certified AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud architect.

Srini lives with his wife and two daughters in Columbus, Ohio. When not working, he enjoys traveling the world with his wife and family and is currently learning to play the acoustic guitar.