RACKWISE® is honored to have the leadership and support of the following members who serve as members on its board.
Guy Archbold, as a chairman of the board has been responsible for driving the long-range vision of Rackwise Inc. Guy Archbold, has been the most visible spokespersons for the company, conducting interviews with research analysts and providing expert analysis not only relating to Rackwise, Inc., but also the general DCIM industry the company operates within.
In addition to the previous duties mentioned, Guy Archbold also provides a number of other essential functions, such as running Board meetings, aiding board development, providing financial as well as legal oversight, offering a list of recommendations in order that future goals can be met.
Mr. Archbold has a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University and has completed advanced professional management courses at the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, and Princeton University. Mr. Archbold has one son, William A. Archbold, who is currently serving as a Captain in the United States Army after graduating as a member of the Class of 2010 from the United States Military Academy at West Point. (For more info on Mr. Archbold, please see his bio under Executive Team).
Michael Feinberg was appointed to our Board of Directors on January 6, 2012. Mr. Feinberg has 45 years of experience as a property developer, owner and investor. He has owned and/or developed residential and office buildings in the greater metropolitan New York and South Florida areas. During at least the past five years, Mr. Feinberg has been the owner and designed the course at The Club at Emerald Hills in Hollywood, Florida. He was also one of the earlier financiers of Ultimate Software, a leading provider of end-to-end strategic human resources, payroll and talent management solutions and is an investor in the funds managed by Black Diamond Financial Group LLC, a manager of limited partnerships involved in venture capital investments. Mr. Feinberg’s experience as an entrepreneur and in venture capital investments makes him a valuable addition to our Board of Directors.
J. Sherman Henderson III
J. Sherman Henderson III was appointed to our Board of Directors on September 21, 2011. Mr. Henderson has more than 37 years of business experience, including roles spanning company ownership, sales, marketing and management, which provides him with valuable expertise to assist the Company. He began his career in the telecom industry in 1986, when he oversaw Charter Network, a long-distance carrier serving the Midwestern United States. Mr. Henderson founded Lightyear Network Solutions, which began operations as UniDial, an established provider of data, voice and wireless telecommunication services to approximately 60,000 business and residential customers throughout North America, in 1993 in Louisville, Kentucky and served as its chief executive officer from its founding until May 2011. He currently serves as its chairman emeritus. He also serves as a director of Beacon Enterprise Solutions Group Inc. and is a member of that company’s compensation committee. Mr. Henderson served six terms as chairman of COMPTEL, the leading association representing competitive communications service providers and their supplier partners. Mr. Henderson earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Florida State University.
Mr. John Kyees was appointed to our Board of Directors on July 18, 2012. Retired in 2010 and currently serving on the board of directors of 5 public companies (Casual Male Retail Group, Vera Bradley, Teavana, Hot Topic and RACKWISE®). Prior to retirement he was Chief Financial Officer for several companies including Urban Outfitters, bebe Stores, Skinmarket, HC Holdings, Ashley Stewart, Limited’s Express, Chas. A. Stevens (division of Hartmarx), J.L. Hudson Co.(division of Dayton Hudson which became Target), The Model A and Model T Motor Car Reproduction Co., and Ford Motor Co. Married for 40 years with 5 children and 5 grandchildren. Has served in many church callings including as a Bishop (lay minister).