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Red Hat to Livestream Red Hat Summit Press Conference and General Sessions

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 1, 2018) — Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced livestream details for Red Hat Summit 2018, taking place in San Francisco from May 8-10, 2018. Red Hat will livestream all general sessions during the event, beginning at 8:30 a.m. PT on Tuesday, May 8, and a press conference will be held at 11 a.m. PT on Tuesday, May 8.


The general session livestream is available at and the schedule is as follows:


Tuesday, May 8, 2018

General Session 1: 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. PT

● Paul Cormier, executive vice president and president, Products and Technologies, Red Hat
● Dietmar Fauser, vice president of Core Platforms and Middleware, Amadeus
● Motti Finkelstein, chief technology officer, Global Strategy and Planning and the Americas, Citigroup Inc.

General Session 2: 1:45 - 3 p.m. PT

● Matt Hicks, senior vice president, Engineering, Red Hat
● Kerry Peirse, general manager of Infrastructure and Operations, Cathay Pacific Airways
● Arvind Krishna, senior vice president of Hybrid Cloud, and director of IBM Research, IBM
● Doug Fisher, senior vice president and general manager of the Software and Services Group, Intel
● Scott Guthrie, executive vice president of Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group, Microsoft
● Mike Wittig, vice president of Infrastructure Engineering, Nike


Wednesday, May 9, 2018

General Session 3: 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. PT

● Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO, Red Hat
● Marco Bill-Peter, senior vice president, Customer Experience and Engagement, Red Hat
● John Allessio, vice president, Global Services, Red Hat
● José María Ruesta, global head of Infrastructure, Service and Open Systems, BBVA
● Osmar Alza, director of Immigration Information, Dirección Nacional de Migraciones de la República Argentina
● Dave Abrahams, executive general manager of Data, IAG
● Tobias Mohr, head of Technology and Infrastructure, AVIATAR, Lufthansa Technik
● Erica Kochi, co-founder of UNICEF Innovation, United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
● Nick Costides, vice president of Information Technology, UPS

General Session 4: 1:45 - 3 p.m. PT

● DeLisa Alexander, executive vice president and chief people officer, Red Hat
● Tim Yeaton, executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Red Hat

Thursday, May 10, 2018

General Session 5: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. PT

● Chris Wright, vice president and chief technology officer, Red Hat
● Burr Sutter, manager, Developer Evangelism, Red Hat
● Col. Mark Cornell, assistant head, Information Application Services, British Army
● Lt. Col. Dorian Seabrook, head of operations, Information Application Services, British Army
● Mike Arterbury, vice president of Global Alliances, Dell EMC
● Cassie Kozyrkov, chief decision scientist, Google
● Furqan Huda, senior director of Enterprise DevOps, Hilton
● Parvesh Sethi, senior vice president and general manager for Global Client Services, HPE Pointnext
● Kim Stevenson, senior vice president and general manager of Data Center Group Solution Segments, Lenovo


Press Conference Webcast

Red Hat will host a press conference live from Red Hat Summit at 11 a.m. PT on Tuesday, May 8. Following remarks, press and analysts are invited to participate in a live question and answer session.


To register for the press conference or view the replay after the event click here.


About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world's leading provider of open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to provide reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As a connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Learn more at