Jackie Yeaney

Executive vice president, Strategy and Corporate Marketing


Jackie Yeaney is responsible for orchestrating Red Hat's strategy formulation and planning, Brand, Global Programs, Global Partner Marketing, Marketing Services, Marketing Operations, and Global Field

Prior to joining Red Hat, Jackie held CMO roles at PGi, a global communications company, EarthLink, and HomeBanc Mortgage Corporation. She was also the managing director of Consumer Marketing at Delta Air Lines. Before her career in marketing she spent several years with the Boston Consulting Group and was a captain in the U.S. Air Force.

Jackie was a 2009 and 2010 Women in Technology (WIT) Woman of the Year honoree, a finalist for the 2010 Atlanta Corporate Marketer of the Year and winner of the 2010 Womenetics POW! Award. She serves as co-president of the board Open Hand, an Atlanta-based non-profit that helps people prevent or better manage chronic illness through nutrition services. In 2012, Jackie was named the Georgia Center for Nonprofits’ Revolutions Award Winner for Outstanding Nonprofit Board Member.

Jackie holds an MBA from the Sloan School of Management at MIT and a BS, magna cum laude, in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Jackie lives in Marietta, GA with her husband Eric, and their three children, Connor (19), Carissa (16), and Alec (13). She spends a bulk of her free time as a soccer mom.