Jim Whitehurst

President & Chief Executive Officer at Red Hat, Inc.

Jim Whitehurst

Jim Whitehurst

President & Chief Executive Officer at Red Hat, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat AB

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4429

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1968 - Georgia

Age

51

Number of Awards

4

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Executive Vice President & General Counsel at Red Hat, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at SecureWorks Corp.

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Senior Advisor, Technology Group at TPG Capital, LP

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Partner at Greylock Partners

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Chief Executive Officer at SAP SE

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Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at Red Hat, Inc.

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Director & Chief Executive Officer at United Airlines Holdings, Inc.

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Former President, Chief Executive & Financial Officer at GE Transportation

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Founder at Nexus India Capital Advisors Pvt Ltd.

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Professor-Emeritus at Brigham Young University - Marriott School of Management

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Jim Whitehurst
President & Chief Executive Officer at Red Hat, Inc.
Education
Bachelor of Arts in Economics & Computer Science

Rice University is a comprehensive research university that fosters diversity and an intellectual environment that produces the next generation of leaders and advances tomorrow’s thinking and is set in the heart of Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth-largest city.

General Course Degree

LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world. The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,500 full time students from 140 countries It has a staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni groups.

MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Memberships
Member
Prior

The participating CEOs lead companies that collectively employ more than five million people, generate more than $2 trillion in annual revenue, and represent 11 countries and a diverse group of industries.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
2008 - Current

Red Hat® is the world's leading provider of open source solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, virtualization, storage, Linux®, and middleware technologies.

President & Chief Executive Officer
Tenure Unconfirmed

Red Hat AB provides open source and enterprise IT solutions. The company is headquartered in Kista, Sweden.

Chief Operating Officer
2002 - 2007

Delta Air Lines, Inc. engages in the provision of scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo. It operates through the following segments: Airline, Refinery. The Airline segment provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo. The Refinery segment consists of jet fuel and non-jet fuel products. The company was founded by Collett Everman Woolman in 1928 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2014 - Prior

Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina helps businesses launch, grow and locate in North Carolina. Its products category includes public policy/government, software and apps, virtual reality and augmented reality and wireless devices. The company is headquartered in Cary, NC.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $50K
2012

The Conservation Fund protects America's landscapes & waterways. Their real estate services include identifying, negotiating and financing land purchases. The organization was founded by Patrick Noonan and Richard Erdmann in 1985 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

$10K - $50K
2011

The Conservation Fund protects America's landscapes & waterways. Their real estate services include identifying, negotiating and financing land purchases. The organization was founded by Patrick Noonan and Richard Erdmann in 1985 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

$10K - $50K
2010

The Conservation Fund protects America's landscapes & waterways. Their real estate services include identifying, negotiating and financing land purchases. The organization was founded by Patrick Noonan and Richard Erdmann in 1985 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

Political Donations
$4,000
2012

Former Governor of North Carolina

$2,300
2008

Former Representative from North Carolina's 4th Congressional District

$1,000
2008

Former Senator from North Carolina

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Red Hat, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
Rank #47
2014
Chief Executive Magazine - Wealth Creators
2014
North Carolina State University - William C. Friday Award
Rank #68
2013
Chief Executive Magazine - Wealth Creators
Events
Keynote Speaker
Hynes Convention Center-Boston, MA
2013 Red Hat Summit

Keynote Speaker
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center -Boston, MA
2012 Red Hat Summit and JBossWorld

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