Corporate leadership team

Leading, the open source way

Red Hat® leaders apply open source principles—like open exchange, transparency, and meritocracy—to their management styles. It has helped us become the first billion-dollar open source company, and it's how we continue to thrive.

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Meet the team

Ashesh Badani

Senior Vice President, Head of Products

Paul Cormier


Leigh Day

Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Jennifer Dudeck

Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer

Michael Ferris

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy

Matt Hicks

President and Chief Executive Officer

Robert Leibrock

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Carolyn Nash

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Tom Savage

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Shuchi Sharma

Vice President and Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Larry Stack

Executive Vice President, Global Sales and Customer Success

Chris Wright

Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Global Engineering