Red Hat to Livestream Red Hat Summit Press Conference and General Sessions


Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced livestream details for Red Hat Summit 2018, taking place in San Francisco from May 8-10, 2018. Red Hat will livestream all general sessions during the event, beginning at 8:30 a.m. PT on Tuesday, May 8, and a press conference will be held at 11 a.m. PT on Tuesday, May 8.

The general session livestream is available at and the schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

  • General Session 1: 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. PT

    • Paul Cormier, executive vice president and president, Products and Technologies, Red Hat

    • Dietmar Fauser, vice president of Core Platforms and Middleware, Amadeus

    • Motti Finkelstein, chief technology officer, Global Strategy and Planning and the Americas, Citigroup Inc.

  • General Session 2: 1:45 - 3 p.m. PT

    • Matt Hicks, senior vice president, Engineering, Red Hat

    • Kerry Peirse, general manager of Infrastructure and Operations, Cathay Pacific Airways

    • Arvind Krishna, senior vice president of Hybrid Cloud, and director of IBM Research, IBM

    • Doug Fisher, senior vice president and general manager of the Software and Services Group, Intel

    • Scott Guthrie, executive vice president of Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group, Microsoft

    • Mike Wittig, vice president of Infrastructure Engineering, Nike

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

  • General Session 3: 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. PT

    • Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO, Red Hat

    • Marco Bill-Peter, senior vice president, Customer Experience and Engagement, Red Hat

    • John Allessio, vice president, Global Services, Red Hat

    • José María Ruesta, global head of Infrastructure, Service and Open Systems, BBVA

    • Osmar Alza, director of Immigration Information, Dirección Nacional de Migraciones de la República Argentina

    • Dave Abrahams, executive general manager of Data, IAG

    • Tobias Mohr, head of Technology and Infrastructure, AVIATAR, Lufthansa Technik

    • Erica Kochi, co-founder of UNICEF Innovation, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)

    • Nick Costides, vice president of Information Technology, UPS

  • General Session 4: 1:45 - 3 p.m. PT

    • DeLisa Alexander, executive vice president and chief people officer, Red Hat

    • Tim Yeaton, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Red Hat

Thursday, May 10, 2018

  • General Session 5: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. PT

    • Chris Wright, vice president and chief technology officer, Red Hat

    • Burr Sutter, manager, Developer Evangelism, Red Hat

    • Col. Mark Cornell, assistant head, Information Application Services, British Army

    • Lt. Col. Dorian Seabrook, head of operations, Information Application Services, British Army

    • Mike Arterbury, vice president of Global Alliances, Dell EMC

    • Cassie Kozyrkov, chief decision scientist, Google

    • Furqan Huda, senior director of Enterprise DevOps, Hilton

    • Parvesh Sethi, senior vice president and general manager for Global Client Services, HPE Pointnext

    • Kim Stevenson, senior vice president and general manager of Data Center Group Solution Segments, Lenovo

Press conference webcast
Red Hat will host a press conference live from Red Hat Summit at 11 a.m. PT on Tuesday, May 8. Following remarks, press and analysts are invited to participate in a live question and answer session.

To register for the press conference or view the replay after the event, visit this LINK.


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