Graham Weston

Graham Weston

is Chairman at Rackspace.

Billionaires revealed in review of public holdings

American Graham Weston, 48, has also avoided being ranked with the world's richest, partly by running a technology company in San Antonio. Weston owns about 15 percent of Rackspace Hosting Inc., a provider of Web-based information-technology systems. His stock is worth almost $1.1 ...

How Rackspace is taking on Amazon now

"The skills needed to build websites, like HTML and PHP [computer languages used in web development] are pretty mature," says Graham Weston, chairman and co-founder of Rackspace. "But the new skills are running those apps on a cloud-based server infrastructure--you just can't go to ...

Rackspace Says CEO Napier to Retire

Mr. Napier, who has been with the company for 14 years, will be succeeded by co-founder, former CEO, and current Chairman Graham Weston. Mr. Weston was Rackspace's CEO from July 1999 to August 2006...

Graham Weston to keynote Business Journal's "40 Under 40" event

Graham Weston, chairman of Rackspace and city philanthropist, will keynote San Antonio Business Journal's 40 Under 40 event in February 2014. Twelve years ago, Rackspace co-founder Graham Weston was one of San Antonio Business Journal’s "40 Under 40" winners. At the time...

Graham Weston advances goal of creating tech hub downtown

Real estate and tech mogul Graham Weston bought the Rand Building in 2013 to move the Geekdom offices there. Graham Weston, co-founder of Rackspace Hosting, took several steps in 2013 to advance his vision for turning downtown San Antonio into a central hub for technology ...

Will Autonomy Scandal be Bad for UK Tech Companies?

" This view was echoed by Graham Weston, chairman and founder of cloud hosting company Rackspace - which was launching the Rackspace Startup Programme 2013 which aims to provide cloud computing resources to support start-ups in the UK. Weston said that building a company with the ...

Rackspace CEO retires, Weston to serve in interim role

Graham Weston, chairman of Rackspace and city philanthropist, has been named CEO in the wake of Lanham Napier's decision to retire. Open cloud company Rackspace Hosting CEO Lanham Napier has retired from the company as both an executive and a member of the board of directors. He plans on ...

Rackspace: No hurry to hire a new CEO

He was referring to Rackspace’s newly installed president, Taylor Rhodes, and chairman Graham Weston, who is stepping in as interim CEO. The optics are tricky here. Napier has spent fourteen years at the San Antonio, Texas-based company but is just 43 years old. “I see this as retirement ...

Rackspace CEO Napier to retire

Company chairman Graham Weston will step in as CEO. Rackspace just named sales exec Taylor Rhodes as president. Developing…. Lanham Napier is retiring from his position as Rackspace CEO, the company announced Monday just before the company’s fourth quarter earnings call. Company chairman ...

Breaking Rackspace CEO Retires, Chairman Steps Into CEO Role

Following Napier’s move Graham Weston, co-founder and Executive Chairman of the board has stepped up to take over the CEO role. Moves like this are sub-optimal for a company that, like Rackspace, is fighting hard to gain and maintain market share in the face of a much more well-known ...

Geeks In The Heart Of Texas

It’s just setting the tone for collaboration.” Cloud services firm Rackspace co-founder, Graham Weston, is Longo’s partner in the endeavor and his company is Geekdom’s sponsor. Longo – once a Rackspace customer – traveled with Weston to Silicon Valley and New York to survey ...

Fun breaks and outtakes from San Antonio Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Event, slideshow

Fun breaks and outtakes from San Antonio Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Event, slideshow Rackspace Co-Founder, Chairman and Interim CEO Graham Weston addresses the crowd in a keynote speech, in which he encourages young up-and-comers to help make San Antonio the city where everyone wants ...

Social banking startup Akimbo secures additional capital

Rackspace co-founder Graham Weston was among the investors in Akimbo Financial Inc.'s latest funding round. Akimbo Financial Inc. has closed on its $850,000 convertible bridge-funding round. This capital will be part of a $3 million Series A Preferred round of financing. Major ...

Geekbus to promote math, science to middle-schoolers in San Antonio

“San Antonio is becoming a national tech hub,” says Rackspace co-founder and Chairman Graham Weston. “A large part of the future economy here depends upon developing tech talent for local companies. Historically, we import new tech hires from around the country or other countries to fill ...

Lanham Napier Retires as CEO of Rackspace

Graham Weston, Rackspace’s co-founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Napier plans to invest in and advise other entrepreneurial companies following a decision to step away from public company executive leadership...

Can You Still Trust Rackspace Hosting, Inc.?

Interim chief Graham Weston doesn't lack for confidence. In the conference call following Rackspace's Q4 earnings report, he said the opportunity today is bigger than it was when he got involved with the company 15 years ago. Tim says he's referring to the variety of customers who are ...

Rackspace shares skid as CEO leaves

Graham Weston, 49, will replace Napier while Rackspace looks for a long-term replacement. Weston is the company's co-founder, former CEO and its current chairman. Napier had been CEO of Rackspace since 2006 and a director since 2001. Shares of the San Antonio company, which ...

Rackspace Hosting, Inc. CEO Retires, Replaced by Chairman

Chairman and co-founder Graham Weston will step in as CEO on an interim basis. The news came on the heels of Rackspace's fourth-quarter financial report. Revenue improved 16% to $408 million, including $4.2 million in gains resulting from currency exchange rates. Net income fell 30% ...

Geekdom will relocate to The Rand building on April 18

It was acquired late last year by Weston Urban LLC, the real estate venture of Rackspace co-founder Graham Weston. Weston has said he wants to use the Rand to help attract new technology companies to downtown San Antonio. Geekdom provides shared office space and mentoring for ...

Analyst lowers Rackspace’s outlook amid change in management

File photo of Graham Weston, chairman of Rackspace and CEO. At least one analyst is concerned about the financial outlook of the firm. Canaccord Genuity Analyst Greg Miller downgraded Rackspace Hosting’s stock following the recent management shake-up at the company. Rackspace announced ...

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