Executive leadership team

Tom Savage

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

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Tom Savage is Red Hat's Senior Vice President and General Counsel. He joined the company in 2017 and has more than 25 years of business and legal experience with technology companies in rapid-growth and high-evolution environments. 

Prior to Red Hat, Savage served for 8 years at Marvell Technology in Santa Clara, Calif., where he was senior vice president and general counsel; and for 11 years at the law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, Calif., where he was a corporate partner. He also served as a capital markets counsel at the law firm Shearman & Sterling and as an associate at the law firm Sidley & Austin. 

In these roles, Savage gained extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, corporate governance, public company reporting, litigation and dispute resolution, regulatory investigations and compliance, international matters, executive compensation, commercial transactions, employment law, and other issues important to technology companies.