[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Rackspace Hosting has appointed Suaad Sait as Chief Marketing Officer. In the newly created role, Mr. Sait will oversee global marketing.

Prior to joining Rackspace, Mr. Sait, 44, was founder and CEO of Reachforce, a venture-backed B2B marketing-data services startup, which he continues to serve as chairman of the board. Mr. Sait earned his BS in electrical and computer engineering from State University of New York at Buffalo, and his MS in Business Administration from the University of Rochester.