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Red Hat experts, architects, engineers, and community leaders will be on-hand to discuss their latest projects and brightest ideas. Nobody has deeper Linux experience than Red Hat, and these are the people on the front lines.

Jan Mark Holzer

Senior Consulting Engineer, Red Hat

Jan Mark Holzer is a consulting engineer focused on new and emerging technologies such as virtualization, Linux® and datacenter automation, high availability, and scalability. He works closely with strategic and large enterprise customers to help them adopt these technologies for future IT deployments and strategies.

Randy Russell

Director of Certification, Red Hat

Randy Russell joined Red Hat in 1999, at the inception of the Red Hat Certified Engineer program. A decade—and two more award-winning certifications—later, Randy is still overseeing the development and deployment of Red Hat certification programs.

Erich Morisse

Senior Solutions Architect, Red Hat

Erich Morisse is the Solutions Architect lead for Red Hat's Vertical sales teams and the Systems Management subject matter expert team. He joined the company in 2003, and works primarily with Wall Street customers. Prior to working for Red Hat, Erich has been a research scientist, entrepreneur, and text book contributor. He holds an MBA from Columbia University, and a BA from Drew University.

Gunnar Hellekson

Chief Technology Strategist, US Public Sector, Red Hat

Gunnar Hellekson is an RHCE, and the Lead Architect for Red Hat Government, working with systems integrators and government agencies to encourage the use of open source software in government. Prior to joining Red Hat, Gunnar worked as a developer, systems administrator, and IT director for a series of internet businesses. He has been a business and IT consultant to not-for-profit organizations in New York City, where he spearheaded the reform of safety regulations for New York State's electrical utilities.

Marco Bill-Peter

Head of Global Support Services, Red Hat

Marco Bill-Peter joined Red Hat in 2006, managing the third-level Support Engineering Group. Today, he runs the entire Global Support Services organization. Marco has previously served in both technical and leadership capacities at Compaq, HP, and DEC.