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Richard Morrell

Date Joined
July 27, 2012

Red Hat From (Current)
Statement of Interest

Principal Cloud Evangelist and Cloud Security Head at Red Hat. I am responsible for working with the strategy teams (outside of Cloud management which I have nothing to do with) to get the correct message out there and to help customers migrate or understand how to migrate to Cloud technologies.


18 year open source veteran. Contracting with Red Hat since 1997/8, then founder staffer at Linuxcare, served at VA Linux before creating the GPL firewall project SmoothWall and the company of the same name growing it to $15m revenues before exiting. Former Zimbra founder staffer team, Head of Security at Virginmedia, Cabinet Office and GCHQ CLAS certified consultant with highest security clearances. Since 2009 back at Red Hat responsible for cloud evangelism and cloud security.