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CTO, VP Worldwide Engineering at Red Hat
1 Investment in 1 Company

Person Details


Brian Stevens joined Red Hat's senior management team in 2001 and has been critical to leading the company's entrance into the enterprise. As EVP, CTO, Stevens is responsible for providing vision and leadership for Red Hat's technology strategy globally, encompassing Linux®, virtualization, middleware, storage, big data, and cloud computing.

Stevens began his career at Digital Equipment Corporation where he was a developer on the first commercial release of the X Window System. During his 14 years at Digital, he became a senior member of technical staff and was responsible for the architecture and development of the UNIX and clustering product lines.

Stevens earned a master's degree in computer systems from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of New Hampshire. He currently serves on the boards of DataGravity and Pentaho.

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    Founding Board Director at OpenStack
    Aug 1, 2012
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    Red Hat

    CTO, VP Worldwide Engineering
    Nov 3, 2001

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