Tag Archives: Jim Whitehurst

Red Hat’s Paul Smith: Federal Digital Transformation Requires Cultural Modernization

Paul Smith, senior vice president and general manager of Red Hat's public sector business, said digital transformation calls for the federal government to advance cultural modernization to support the creation of environments that encourage employee empowerment and creative thinking. Smith, a 2019 Wash100 winner, explained in a commentary piece published Monday on Federal News Network how Dev/Ops could help agencies transition away from waterfall software development in order to facilitate the development and deployment of platforms.

Read More »

Red Hat, Army School Adopt ‘Open Organization’ Model to Encourage Cyber Workforce Productivity; Shawn Wells Quoted

Red Hat has implemented an “open organization” approach that allows public-serving cybersecurity teams to assess employee performance and outcome of missions. In an article posted Friday on Federal News Network, the company noted the U.S. Army‘s Cyber School at Fort Gordon in Georgia also uses the model to train soldiers in cyber-related projects. …

Read More »

Frank Calderoni Joins Red Hat as CFO, Operations EVP

Frank Calderoni, formerly executive adviser, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Cisco, has been appointed CFO and EVP of operations at Red Hat. He will directly report to CEO Jim Whitehurst, oversee the company’s financial strategies worldwide and manage the operations and information technology groups, Red Hat said Monday. Calderoni will …

Read More »

Red Hat Unveils Names of Innovation Awardees

Red Hat will announce the winner of the open source technology company’s Innovator of the Year award at the Red Hat Summit in San Francisco Tuesday. This is the eighth year of the awards and five nominees were selected across different categories through online voting, Red Hat announced Monday. Categories …

Read More »

Red Hat Names Gen. H. Hugh Shelton Chair

Red Hat, Inc. has elected Gen. H. Hugh Shelton (retired) to serve as chairman of Red Hat’s board of directors, succeeding former Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik. A member of Red Hat’s board of directors since April 2003, Shelton previously held the position of lead director and currently serves on …

Read More »