On Dec. 12, Vapor IO, creators of the Kinetic Edge platform and a leading provider of tower-connected edge colocation services, announced the appointment of Jacques Greyling to its executive team as Chief Operating Officer. In his role, Greyling will be responsible for further operationalizing the business and driving company growth, as interest for the company’s Kinetic Edge platform hits new highs. Vapor IO intends to rapidly expand its Kinetic Edge into over 100 markets and Greyling’s focus will be delivering exceptional customer service as part of every deployment; a customer-first philosophy is thoughtfully integrated into the company’s hardware, software and delivery platforms.
“Jacques ability to methodically grow and scale a team, ecosystem and business makes him the ideal addition to our leadership team,” said Cole Crawford, founder and CEO of Vapor IO. “During his tenure at Rackspace, he proved himself as an accomplished and ambitious operations leader, growing and evolving the organization’s operations teams as the business requirements changed over time. Jacques will play a key role in operationalizing our business as we continue to experience unprecedented momentum and demand.”Prior to joining Vapor IO, Greyling spent fifteen years at Rackspace in numerous leadership roles, most recently as SVP Global Infrastructure. There, he led a global team of 1900 professionals across data-center engineering, operations, customer support, networking and development. During his time at Rackspace, Greyling also held positions as VP Global Datacenters and Engineering, VP Autohost, Managing Director UK and Director of Operations. Prior to Rackspace, he held positions with Datacentrix and Nissan Automakers.