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Red Hat Inc. is an American multinational software company providing open-source software products to the enterprise community. Founded in 1993 by Bob Young and Marc Ewing, Red Hat has its corporate headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina, with satellite offices worldwide.
Open, hybrid technology is the future of IT and with the operating system for the cloud being open source, hybrid IT has today, become a reality in every organization, and ultimately, fosters innovation as open technology gives control over today’s trends and the client’s future, as a a result of it. Making the most of this situation is Red Hat that has a unique vision for developing better software for a wide range of clientele. Assisting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies in solving business challenges, the billion dollar S&P 500 company, has worked with an ecosystem of IT leaders, open source advocates, developers, and partners to create the perfect foundation for the future of IT, since its foundation.
Red Hat connects an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing technologies that solve business problems. They are It's rewarding to work at a well-established, mission-driven company. Clients get the freedom, autonomy and responsibility to impact a company that is changing the technology industry. They hire creative, passionate people who know how to create opportunity and make a difference. Today, Red Hat offers solutions that range from Linux to middleware, storage to cloud, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services.
Getting to know Red Hat’s Innovative Product Offerings
Red Hat partly operates on a professional open-source business model based on open code, development within a community, professional quality assurance, and subscription-based customer support. The Red Hat team produces open-source code, so more programmers can make further adaptations and improvements.
Red Hat has become popular amongst clientele with its offerings and capabilities that have led the company towards the acquisition of several proprietary software product codebases through corporate mergers and acquisitions and has released such software under open source licenses.
Meet the Key Executive
An avid advocate for open software, James acts as a catalyst for business innovation. With a background in business development, finance, and global operations, the entrepreneur has proven expertise in helping companies flourish, even in the most challenging economic and business environments.
Having joined Red Hat in January, 2008, he has taken the company to new heights by attaining growth levels that are more than double of the company’s past revenue records. Under his efficient leadership, the leading company was named to Forbes’ list of “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” in 2015, 2014, and 2012; added to Standard and Poor’s (S&P) 500 stock index in 2009; and named one of the best places to work by Glassdoor in 2014.
In June 2015, the visionary published a book with Harvard Business Review Press entitled, "The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance". The book elucidates and serves as a guide for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs, as to how open principles of management based on transparency, participation, and community can help organizations navigate and succeed in a fast-paced connected era.
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