Founded SoftLayer and sold it for $2+ billion to IBM. Now CEO of StackPath
Lance Crosby’s vision to radically change cloud technology has manifested in a multi-product platform that is now leading businesses to a secure and scalable internet. He founded StackPath in 2015 and serves as StackPath’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman.
Prior to founding StackPath, in 2005, Lance founded SoftLayer Technologies and served as SoftLayer’s CEO and Chairman growing it into a $400 million business with more than 700 employees and 20,000 customers around the world. He also served as General Manager of Cloud Innovation at IBM after SoftLayer was acquired by IBM in 2013.
Lance was named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2018 Southwest Award for breaking the mold in technology.
Lance holds an Honorary Doctorate, a Master of Businesses Administration, a Master of Science in Finance, and a Bachelor’s in Finance and Management from Tarleton State University—a part of the Texas A&M University system.
Lance also holds a Juris Doctor from Texas Wesleyan School of Law. He is a licensed attorney in the state of Texas where he is an active member of the State Bar of Texas.