Rackspace Appoints James Hung as Managing Director to Drive North Asia Business

Rackspace announced the appointment of James Hung as the Managing Director for North Asia on 15 October 2019. Based in Hong Kong, Hung will join the Asia Pacific / Japan (APJ) leadership team led by Sandeep Bhargava, Managing Director of APJ.

With over two decades of senior leadership roles in Greater China at Hewlett-Packard and Equinix, Hung has extensive experience and an outstanding track record of implementing successful go-to-market strategies in the IT industry. He is poised to spearhead North Asia’s growth plans.

“I believe strongly in a customer-first approach and I am excited to be part of a brand well-known for Fanatical Experience™ to customers,” said Hung. “The majority of enterprises understand that digital transformation today is absolutely critical to business success, and I’m looking forward to working with a passionate team of experts who support customers’ legacy IT within a complex transformation journey.”

Hung’s focus as the Managing Director for North Asia will be pioneering Rackspace as the partner of choice for cloud services, while also building a great workplace that attracts and develops the best talent in the industry.

“James joins us at an exciting time in our journey,” said Bhargava. “I’ve worked with James in the past and have seen him in action. I am looking forward to drawing on his passion, drive and commitment to leading a world-class team in Hong Kong.”

The recent expansion of Hong Kong office marks a huge milestone for Rackspace, along with other achievements across the region, such as the strategic partnership with Tech Mahindra, and the signing of an alliance agreement with KDDI Corporation and iret, Inc. in Japan. Rackspace is well positioned to help customers accelerate the value of the cloud.