Keith Rutledge is General Manager for Edgepoint at Compass Datacenters. Compass Datacenters Edgepoint is a zero touch Edge data center at scale.
In a long career at IBM, Keith was a printed circuit board designer, a software developer, a product manager, and a sales executive. As a product manager, Keith wrote The Business Case for Java and edited The Business Case for eBusiness. He ran Central Europe Middle East and Africa for IBM’s AS/400 product and was Worldwide Director of Sales for the AS/400. Keith led a strategic outsourcing practice in China for IBM.
At Sirius Computer Solutions, Keith was responsible for partners and routes to market before becoming Director of Sales and General Manager for Sirius Southeast.
Keith also serves as Vice President of the Special Forces Association. The Special Forces Association is a military fraternal organization supporting the Special Forces Regiment. Keith had a lengthy military career in Special Forces, retiring in 1999 as a Team Sergeant from 19th Special Forces Group.