Executive leadership team
Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer
Jennifer Dudeck is Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer at Red Hat. In this role, she leads the team responsible for global human resources. She has more than 25 years of human resources experience, including leading enterprise learning and leadership development efforts.
Dudeck is passionate about helping individuals of all backgrounds find paths toward meaningful careers. Throughout her own career, she has created innovative experiences—including talent expos and career-focused events—to help people make stronger career connections. She has also been a change leader across the enterprise, playing an active role in multiple major transformational initiatives.
Before joining Red Hat, Dudeck spent more than 20 years working with Cisco Systems Inc., most recently as Vice President of the Transformation Office focused on enabling ongoing employee engagement, growth, and business impact. During her time with the company, she also held various leadership roles across the human resources function. Prior to that, she held several business-aligned human resources roles at Honeywell Corp.’s Aerospace and Performance Materials business units.