Media Alert: Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst to Deliver Keynote at HR Tech Conference

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Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Red Hat President and CEO Jim Whitehurst will be speaking at the HR Tech Conference currently underway in Las Vegas.   

Jim will deliver the closing keynote today Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, at 8 a.m. PDT. The session, titled Unleashing the Power of Openness will draw from the themes in Jim’s book, The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance. From his years leading vertical organizations and managing Red Hat, Jim has experienced a full spectrum of corporate structures. He understands why open organizations based on transparency, participation and community are at the forefront of revolutionizing the way businesses operate and why they stay a step ahead of the competition. Jim will share candid advice about configuring and leading an open organization in today’s fast-paced, highly-connected environment.

The HR Tech Conference is the world’s biggest HR conference. The conference focuses on the business process and organizational success enabled by technology and covers trends including SaaS, cloud computing, social, mobile, analytics, video, gamification, big data and MOOCs – as well as more traditional technologies and processes.

  • WHAT: Red Hat President and CEO Jim Whitehurst keynote address: “Unleashing the Power of Openness”
  • WHERE: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
  • WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, 8 a.m. PDT

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