Jim Whitehurst

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Jim Whitehurst is president and CEO of Red Hat, a pioneer of open source software solutions. Since Whitehurst joined in 2008, Red Hat has been named by Forbes as one of the World's Most Innovative Companies, added to the S&P 500, and designated as one of the best places to work by Glassdoor. Former COO at Delta Air Lines and partner at The Boston Consulting Group, Whitehurst has a BA in economics and computer science from Rice University, and a MBA from Harvard University. He is author of The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance.