RALEIGH, N.C - —
Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that President and CEO, Jim Whitehurst, will deliver a keynote address at the 8th annual Fuqua School of Business & Coach K Leadership Conference. Hosted by the Fuqua/Coach K Center of Leadership & Ethics (COLE), the conference will bring together industry leaders from finance, consulting, sports, entertainment, government and technology in an interactive conference focused on business leadership.
The theme of this year's conference is "Leading in Times of Uncertainty" and conference discussions will explore the leadership implications during difficult times. In his keynote, "Competing as a 21st Century Enterprise Among 20th Century Giants," Whitehurst will discuss how Red Hat has harnessed the power of open source to build a successful business on an architecture of participation.
Whitehurst also discusses the challenges of using open source software and how it relates to Red Hat's business model, as well as leadership in times of uncertainty in a podcast available for download at http://bit.ly/stZCH.
WHERE: Fuqua School of Business & Coach K Leadership Conference, Duke University
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, 9:00-10:00 a.m. ET
For more information on the Fuqua School of Business & Coach K Leadership Conference, please visit http://www.leadershipandethics.org/.
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