Durham, NC, October 17, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Duke University’s Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics (COLE) (www.leadershipandethics.org) has announced the release of a podcast with Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat and a speaker for a keynote session at the 8th annual Fuqua School of Business & Coach K Leadership Conference. In the podcast, Whitehurst discusses the challenges of using open source software and how it relates to Red Hat’s business model, as well as leadership in times of uncertainty. The podcast is available for download at http://bit.ly/stZCH.
”Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat, is one of the few executives who has led organizations of both the 20th and 21st centuries,“ said Sanyin Siang, COLE managing director and senior research associate. “You'll learn how Red Hat built an S&P 500 business on the power of open source, not just as a development model, but as a business and organizational model, as well as how every organization can unlock the potential of its employees and how society can unlock the value of information by sharing it.”
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- Whitehurst will deliver a keynote session entitled “Competing As a 21st Century Enterprise Among 20th Century Giants,” on Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
About The Fuqua School of Business & Coach K Leadership Conference:
The 8th annual Fuqua School of Business & Coach K Leadership Conference, “Leading In Times of Uncertainty,” is an interactive conference that includes keynote and plenary sessions featuring more than 15 proven leaders across various industries, including finance, consulting, sports, entertainment, government and technology. All sessions are moderated by Duke faculty and scholars, and are designed to allow participants to easily learn and interact with the speakers and from one another. The conference, hosted by Duke University’s Fuqua/Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics (COLE), will be held Oct. 19-21 on Duke University’s campus with venues at The Fuqua School of Business and the historic Cameron Indoor Stadium. For more information, please visit www.leadershipandethics.org.
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