Red Hat to Participate in Open Source World Conference in Malaga, Spain


United States, October 13, 2008

Sacha Labourey,Vice President of Engineering for Red Hat’s Middleware Business Unit to Present

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Sacha Labourey, vice president engineering for Red Hat’s Middleware Business Unit, will attend the Open Source World Conference in Malaga, Spain on 22 October 2008. Labourey will participate in the keynote panel of the plenary section “La Visión de los Gurús” (The Vision of the Gurus) and will share his vision on the key trends impacting the open source world today.

Founder of the JBoss Group (Europe) SàRL (in Switzerland), Labourey became general manager of JBoss EMEA, where he participated in the recruitment of a number of key JBoss projects, including JBoss jBPM and JBoss Drools. Labourey also played an integral role in the acquisition of two electronic-transaction technologies from Arjuna Technologies and HP in 2005, and was also responsible for the first implementation of load-balancing/fail over for JBoss. Prior to JBoss, Labourey was the founder of Cogito Informatique, a Swiss consulting firm company working in the application server and middleware fields. Labourey is a graduate of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology graduate computer science program.

The Open Source World Conference will take place in Malaga from 20-22 October with key presentations, plenary sessions and round tables that will be attended by more than 8,000 delegates from different vertical sectors. In addition, 6,500 sqm shall be setup for exhibitions and different workshops and activities.

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