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Red Hat to Live Stream Red Hat Summit 2016 General Sessions and Press Conference


RALEIGH, N.C. — Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced live stream details for Red Hat Summit 2016, taking place in San Francisco from June 27-30, 2016. Red Hat will live stream all general sessions during the event, beginning at 8:30 a.m. PT on Tuesday, June 28, and a press conference at 11:45 a.m. PT on Tuesday, June 28.


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


Tuesday, June 28, 2016


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

-       Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO, Red Hat

-          Elwin Loomis, senior director, Store of the Future, Target


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

-       Richard Hulskes, co-founder, Wevolver, InMoov: Robots for Good

-       Doug Fisher, senior vice president and general manager, Software and Services Group, Intel

-       Jim Ganthier, vice president and general manager, Engineered Systems, HPC, and Cloud, Dell 

-       Nayaki Nayyar, general manager and global head of IoT and Innovation Go to Market, SAP


Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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

-       Paul Cormier, president, Products and Technologies, Red Hat


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

-       Nathan Seidle, founder and CEO, SparkFun

-       David Ward, senior vice president, chief architect, and chief technology officer, Engineering, Cisco

     Sven Loberg, managing director and global open source lead, Accenture


Thursday, June 30, 2016

General Session 5 - 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. PT

-       Tom Soderstrom, chief technology officer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory       

         Marco Bill-Peter, vice president, Customer Experience and Engagement, and Chris Wright, vice president and technology strategist of the Office of Technology, Red Hat


General Session 6 - 1:45 - 3 p.m. PT

-        Corinne Warnshuis, executive director, Girl Develop IT

-       Randy Meyer, vice president and general manager, Mission Critical Systems, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Joseph Sirosh, corporate vice president, Microsoft 


Press conference webcast:

Red Hat's president of Products and Technologies, Paul Cormier, will host a press conference live from Red Hat Summit at 11:45 a.m. PT on Tuesday, June 28. Following remarks, press and analysts are invited to participate in a live question and answer session.


To join the press conference, visit


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