RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that President and CEO, Jim Whitehurst, will speak at “The Road to Prosperity: Jobs for the Next Generation,” a forum presented by The Atlantic – National Journal. The event will focus on economic growth in high-tech industries and the future of U.S. manufacturing, highlighting the Research Triangle Park region's resilience throughout the recession. It will also include an analysis of a new poll on the state of America's competitiveness, and a dialogue among leading experts on industry, commerce and job growth.
Red Hat has posted solid results over the past several quarters and, despite the recession, the use of open source has expanded. Whitehurst is a noted presenter on economic topics and job creation. He was one of 130 leaders from U.S. companies, small business, academia, labor unions and government invited by President Obama to the White House in December 2009 for the Administration's Jobs and Economic Forum, focused on job creation and how to jump start the economy while emerging from the global economic recession.
|The Road to Prosperity: Jobs for the Next Generation|
|The State Club – Park Alumni Center, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC|
|Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EST|
An audio recording will be available for replay following the event. For more information and to register to attend, visit roadtoprosperity.eventbrite.com.
About Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions and a component of the S&P 500, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with over 65 offices spanning the globe. CIOs ranked Red Hat as one of the top vendors delivering value in Enterprise Software for seven consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with virtualization, applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization and JBoss Enterprise Middleware. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more: www.redhat.com.
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