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Red Hat CEO: Employees 'Often Call Me An Idiot To My Face' (RHT)

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Red Hat, the first and only open-source software maker to crack $1 billion a year in revenues, is growing like mad. One key reason: the software engineers working for Red Hat almost never leave. The company has about 5,700 employees now, hiring about 1,000 workers in 2012. It will hire...
Red Hat CEO: Employees 'Often Call Me An Idiot To My Face' (RHT)

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst Weighs in on Strategy, Oracle and Growth

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Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst is coming up on his five-year anniversary at the helm, following his arrival in December 2007. Under Whitehurst's leadership, Red......
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst Weighs in on Strategy, Oracle and Growth

This Nothing-Special Cubby Is The CEO's Office In A Billion-Dollar Company (RHT)

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This ordinary cubby is where Red Hat's CEO, Jim Whitehurst, runs his billion dollar company. "I work in a cube," he told Business Insider. "It's a little bigger than the average cube in the office but not by much …only a touch bigger as I do have a table...
This Nothing-Special Cubby Is The CEO's Office In A Billion-Dollar Company (RHT)

Red Hat Is Hiring So Many People That Its CEO Is Stuck In A 'Crummy' Cubby (RHT)

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If you're looking for a job at a very hot, fast-growing company, think about Red Hat. Just don't expect a fancy office to be part of the deal. Red Hat is adding more than 1,000 to its payroll in 2012, at a rate of about 250 people per quarter, CEO...
Red Hat Is Hiring So Many People That Its CEO Is Stuck In A 'Crummy' Cubby (RHT)

The 10 Best Enterprise Tech Companies To Work For

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Think about this: Twice as many enterprise startups have become billion-dollar companies compared to consumer startups, according to venture capitalist Jim Goetz. Meanwhile, they're just as eager to court talented employees with perks and fun workplaces. So where else should you punch your IPO lottery ticket in 2013? Glassdoor.com just...
The 10 Best Enterprise Tech Companies To Work For

Red Hat CEO Runs His Billion-Dollar Company From This Uber Modest Office (RHT)

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We've told you that Red Hat is one of the world's biggest "meritocracies," where employees can, and do, call the CEO an idiot to his face, if they don't like his ideas. CEO Jim Whitehurst is proud of that. He might be the boss, but in a meritocracy, people have...
Red Hat CEO Runs His Billion-Dollar Company From This Uber Modest Office (RHT)

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst weighs in on strategy, Oracle and growth

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Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst is coming up on his five-year anniversary at the helm, following his arrival in December 2007. Under Whitehurst's leadership, Red Hat's revenue has grown from US$523 million in its fiscal 2008 to more than $1.1 billion in its fiscal 2012, without deviating from its core...
Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst weighs in on strategy, Oracle and growth

The Secret to Red Hat's Billion-Dollar Success: Everyone's The Boss (RHT)

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When Red Hat's new top strategy woman, Jackie Yeaney, joined the company six months ago, she hit culture shock. Red Hat is nothing like the military where she served as is an Air Force captain, she says. So it's not like the military structures of most big corporations where...
The Secret to Red Hat's Billion-Dollar Success: Everyone's The Boss (RHT)

Red Hat reports Q2 revenue of $281 million, earnings per share of $0.20

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Today Red Hat released its second quarter financial performance, reporting revenues of $281 million, and GAAP earnings per share of $0.20. That revenue figure is a 28% year over year increase, while the earnings per share figure represents growth over the same time frame of 67%. Red Hat eased a...
Red Hat reports Q2 revenue of $281 million, earnings per share of $0.20

Red Hat CEO Is Ready To Squash Microsoft, VMware, and Oracle (RHT)

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Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat has some fighting words for old-school software makers like Microsoft, VMware and Oracle. He wants them gone. Or at least, he wants their closed, proprietary software outta here. Now that Red Hat has become the first and only pure open-source company with a billion...
Red Hat CEO Is Ready To Squash Microsoft, VMware, and Oracle (RHT)
Red Hat: The Software Industry's Choice Is 'Open Or Die'

How Red Hat's CEO Owes His Career to 9/11 (RHT)

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In every success story there are turning points. For the CEO of Red Hat, Jim Whitehurst, one of them came when planes were crashing into the Twin Towers on 9/11. On the morning of 9/11, Whitehurst thought he would be a management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group forever....
How Red Hat's CEO Owes His Career to 9/11 (RHT)

Red Hat CEO: Open-source economics key to innovation

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Open-source software gets a lot of credit for its role in channeling innovation, but it's really open-source economics that should get the credit, according to Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst....
Red Hat CEO: Open-source economics key to innovation

Red Hat CEO: We've Grown So Fast That Employees Spread This Crazy Rumor About Me (RHT)

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What does it feel like to be the CEO of a super-hot company as it crests the billion-dollar-revenue mark and grows to 5,000 employees? Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says that it's hard to notice the changes. Then something happens to make you realize you are the boss of a...
Red Hat CEO: We've Grown So Fast That Employees Spread This Crazy Rumor About Me (RHT)

Red Hat's CEO Wants To Eat VMware's Lunch (RHT, VMW)

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Most people don't think of Red Hat, an open-source software vendor, as a cloud company. If they think about cloud computing, they think about Salesforce.com's cloud apps or Amazon Web Services, a set of cloud services used by startups and big companies alike. But Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst says...
Red Hat's CEO Wants To Eat VMware's Lunch (RHT, VMW)

Red Hat CEO: We're the cloud leader -- with Linux

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Jim Whitehurst says it's not just Red Hat's products, but its philosophy that place it at the forefront of cloud computing...
Red Hat CEO: We're the cloud leader -- with Linux

7 Open Source Questions With Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst

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I recently had a chance to sit down over a Thai food lunch with Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst. Whitehurst, who took over Red Hat after leaving Delta Airlines in 2007, had a lot to say about the current situation of open source computing, and ReadWrite will be following up...
7 Open Source Questions With Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst

Big Data: Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst Looks 20 Years Into The Future

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Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Linux vendor Red Hat, has never been shy about sharing his vision of the future of enterprise technology. But at a recent lunch in San Francisco, Whitehurst extended his outlook well beyond the next quarter or two - he looked ahead two decades to predict big changes...
Big Data: Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst Looks 20 Years Into The Future

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, GRPN, ZNGA)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Here's what the smart people are saying about Mountain Lion, Apple's new Mac operating system. Here are the 10 most important features in Mountain Lion. Nevada has approved a set of rules for operating Google's driverless cars. Caterina Fake launches Pinwheel, letting you leave...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, GRPN, ZNGA)

Red Hat Is Still On Target To Nearly Triple Revenues In Three Years, CEO Says (RHT)

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Red Hat, the first and only open source software company to reach over $1 billion in revenue, is still on track to nearly triple its revenue to $3 billion by 2016,  CEO Jim Whitehurst said in an interview. Whitehurst promised the $3 billion mark back in 2011 when the company...
Red Hat Is Still On Target To Nearly Triple Revenues In Three Years, CEO Says (RHT)

Those 'Facebook For The Workplace' Tools Are Garbage, Says This CEO (RHT)

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"Everyone's talking about the importance of engaging employees, and the Facebook generation and collaboration tools. All of that is garbage … collaboration is a culture. It's not a set of tools," insists Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst. Executives at other companies might tell human resources to go out and...
Those 'Facebook For The Workplace' Tools Are Garbage, Says This CEO (RHT)
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