Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat president and CEO, is a strong advocate of open software as a catalyst for business innovation. With a background in business development, finance, and global operations, Whitehurst has proven expertise in helping companies flourish—even in the most challenging economic and business environments. He has doubled the company’s revenue since joining Red Hat in January of 2008. He is the author of The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance.
Paul Cormier, Red Hat executive vice president and president of Products and Technologies, leads Red Hat's technology and products organizations, including engineering, product management, and product marketing. Cormier's leadership and experience in enterprise technology has led to the introduction of Red Hat's acclaimed line of enterprise products, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux®. He has been instrumental in forging strong partnerships with many leading technology companies.
Tim Yeaton, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Red Hat, is responsible for driving all marketing functions for the company. Previously, Tim was CEO of Black Duck Software, where the company experienced 30% annualized growth, was ranked among the 500 largest software companies, became an “Inc. 5000 Fastest” growing company, and named a “A Top Place to Work”. Prior roles include CMO at EqualLogic; CEO of Avaki; and SVP/GM at Macromedia, Allaire, and Compaq. Tim holds an MBA from Babson College and a BS from Roger Williams University.
Registering for Executive Exchange gives you access to Red Hat Summit—an annual event that’s all about open source. Red Hat Summit is located in the same city, at the same time as Executive Exchange. So extend your stay in San Francisco and learn about the ideas leading the open source industry.
Executive Exchange 2018 will take place at the InterContinental San Francisco hotel. All accommodations will be provided by the InterContinental and can be booked through the Executive Exchange registration page after your invitation request has been accepted. Executive Exchange registration is complimentary and includes: