No matter how successful you become, no matter where your career takes you, everyone starts somewhere. We asked six hugely successful tech CEOs to tell us about their humble beginnings. We got some great stories, written by the CEOs themselves, about their first jobs and their oddest jobs. These include […]
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$3 billion by 2016.
And Jim Whitehurst is proud of that.
[credit provider=”Red Hat” url=”http://www.redhat.com/about/companyprofile/management/whitehurst.html”] 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 realise you are the […]
[credit provider=”Red Hat” url=”http://www.redhat.com/resourcelibrary/videos/jim-whitehurst-rhel-6″] 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.
[credit provider=”Red Hat. Used by permission.”] 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 […]
[credit provider=”Red Hat” url=”http://www.redhat.com/about/companyprofile/management/whitehurst.html”] 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.
[credit provider=”Flickr/Red Hat official stream” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/redhatmagazine/2589659429/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] 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 […]
[credit provider=”Red Hat. Used by permission.”] 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 […]