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On the Record with Jim Whitehurst, Red Hat's New CEO: "I Must Have a Mission"

Jan 04, 2008, 20:30 (4 Talkback[s])
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"I wasn't very nice to Jim Whitehurst when I heard the news that he had been named the new CEO of Red Hat to replace Matthew Szulik. My reasoning? Matthew Szulik had done so much for Red Hat and besides, what could a Delta Air Lines COO have to teach about open source?

"Plenty, it turns out. I interviewed Jim this morning and was shocked to discover that so much passion and belief in open source could exist in an airlines operations guy. This is the right person to take the helm from Matthew Szulik..."

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