David Egts

Chief Technologist, North America Public Sector, Red Hat
David Egts

David Egts is the Chief Technologist of Red Hat’s North America Public Sector organization where he is the executive-level connective tissue between Red Hat and top public sector decision makers and influencers globally. In C-suite meetings, presentations, and his expansive thought leadership platform, he draws on decades of technical expertise to help agencies accelerate their digital government efforts and improve service delivery the open source way. Internally, David applies his deep industry knowledge to help ensure current and future government requirements are factored into existing products and R&D efforts

Outside of Red Hat, David is the founding co-chair of the WashingtonExec CTO Council, a lead contributor to The Enterprisers Project, and is the first and only Red Hat employee representing the public sector in the prestigious IBM Industry Academy.

David received industry-wide recognition as an FCW Federal 100 winner, FedScoop 50 Industry Leadership awardee, and one of WashingtonExec’s Top Cloud Executives to Watch. He is a Red Hat Chairman's Award recipient and has won multiple highest employee honors from previous employers Silicon Graphics and Concurrent Technologies Corporation.

David is a three-time graduate from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS and MS in Computer Science and an Executive MBA (Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business) and achieved Red Hat’s highest certification as a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA).

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