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Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen
Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific
Dirk-Peter van Leeuwen is Senior Vice President and General Manager for Red Hat in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. In this role, he is responsible for expanding business throughout these regions.
Van Leeuwen, who is based in Singapore, has a deep understanding of the enterprise software market and channels in both APAC and Europe. Since joining Red Hat in 2004, he has helped establish operations in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg (Benelux), Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and central and eastern Europe. Under his leadership since 2009, Red Hat APAC revenue in particular has increased more than fivefold. With more than 25 years of IT industry experience, van Leeuwen has a proven record helping companies throughout these regions succeed using technology and innovation.
Prior to joining Red Hat, van Leeuwen was a European Director for PlanetWeb Inc. and Director of Northern Europe for SCO, where he built its sales operations in Benelux and the Nordic region.