Ben Blanquera

Ben Blanquera, VP - Evangelist and Senior Architect, Rackspace - USA

(US and Canada) We are delighted to announce that Ben Blanquera has joined CDO Magazine’s Global Editorial Board. As global thought leaders, our board of top executives shares their expert opinions and innovations in data and analytics, ensuring that we champion the best companies, leaders and insights that accelerate our community’s success in today’s digital world. Members may serve as editorial writers, reviewers or content developers, as well as conference speakers, interviewees or researchers. 

Ben is VP-Evangelist and Senior Architect with Rackspace. He works with enterprises, architecting solutions to enable them to drive business outcomes through thriving in a multicloud world.   

He is a 35-year veteran in multiple industries including health care, manufacturing, and technology consulting. Prior to Rackspace, Ben was with Covail, a leading-edge provider of AI/ML and cybersecurity services to Fortune 1000 clients. At Covail, Ben was VP of Delivery and transitioned to VP of Revenue and Client Success. 

A recognized technology leader, Ben was named a Premier 100 leader by Computerworld. Outside of work, he loves to travel, ride his bike, and spend time with his wife and four daughters. He is an active organizer in the tech community and curates the Central Ohio CIO forum (150+ CIOs) and founded Techlife Columbus. Ben also serves on the Pitch Advisory Board for South by Southwest.  

The CDO Magazine community welcomes Ben to our growing Global Editorial Board membership.