Red Hat leakage
At last week's OSBC Boston I was surprised by how much Red Hat turned out for the event, or was parenthetically tied to a company there. But I don't mean current Red Hat employees. I mean those who have moved on. (From Centennial, which is what Matthew Szulik calls Red Hat headquarters.)
It's a familiar phenomenon - a company becomes successful and, as it does so, some of its brightest stars leave the mother ship to try to re-create that success elsewhere on their own. This is starting to happen with Red Hat. Until OSBC, however, I hadn't realized how fast this was happening.
Here are just a few examples: