Erward OsckarManaging Partner & Co-Founder
Erward (Ed) is a seasoned executive and great leader with personable charm and significant experience in the web hosting industry since the late 1990s. Ed has co-founded and run several web hosting companies globally that have focused around the managed hosting, dedicated server, colocation, IT consulting, cloud computing and hybrid cloud infrastructure. Ed has a strong system administration and technical background which makes him a great fit in terms of understanding the many “pain points” of managing cloud infrastructure. He has also been working very closely with multiple implementations of Enterprise IT Infrastructure and High Traffic Web 2.0 cloud infrastructures. Ed holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Seattle University and Master of Science in Information Technology from Seattle Pacific University. In his spare time, Ed enjoys to travel and spend quality time with family and friends. Ed is also an avid photographer and news junkie.
Managing Partner & Co-Founder
Jimmy (Jim) has also co-founded and run web hosting companies since 2001. Jim’s expertise in Internet data center design and day-to-day operations makes him an invaluable asset to the Wowrack management team. Jim’s knowledge in the Internet hosting industry – coupled with his passionate customer-centric approach—has earned him accolades from customers. Jim is captivated with the beauty of the Pacific Northwest and he loves outdoor activities. His outdoor “toys” include a 22” trailer, 4x4 Sport Utility ATV and go-karts. He is particularly proud of his go-karting skills and welcomes to challenge anyone to beat him!
Vice President, Global Infrastructure & Co-Founder
Rudy has always been the most technically capable among the management team. Rudy is a network engineer by trade and has held a Professional Cisco certification for many years. Rudy has been directly responsible managing many large ISP’s Internet routing protocols since 1995. Rudy’s passion for Open Source technologies and tinkering with the latest and greatest technologies has earned him the title of “Technology Wizard” in his past positions. Rudy currently resides in Indonesia oversees Wow Technologies, Inc. Global Development and Support team, making him the perfect fit to lead Wowrack’s global managed cloud initiatives. Rudy loves traveling in his free time, can’t get enough of social networking websites and enjoys the companionship of his family. He also loves photography, testing out the latest in technology gadgets and sampling new culinary delights.
Vice President, Marketing
Kenneth (Ken) joined Wowrack in 2014 after Wowrack acquired his public cloud VPS company. Kenneth has been in the hosting industry since 2004 and has extensive experience in everything from marketing, sales to server administration. Previous to being in the hosting industry, Kenneth has worked as a website designer in which he worked entities from non-profits to famed business leaders. At Wowrack, Kenneth helps execute marketing goals and manages the online profiles of our various brands.
Outside of Wowrack, Kenneth enjoys traveling the country and enjoys most outdoors activities including kayaking, hiking and taking long jogs. Kenneth is also an avid aviation enthusiast and a recreational pilot.
Director of Administration
Elise joined Wowrack in 2016, she has over 20 years of experience in procedural administration and a steadfast commitment to excellence. Her strategic communications and organizational intuition has been a tremendous asset in overall operational planning and growth. At Wowrack, Elise oversees executive management reporting, human resources, finances, internal communications, and contract adherence. As a proud graduate from the University of Oregon, when she’s not following their football program, she enjoys reading, and spending time with family.