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Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst doubles as a cloud computing evangelist and entrepreneur advisor

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Jim Whitehurst, the CEO of open-source software developer Red Hat, is more than the guy who brought a tech giant to downtown Raleigh.

He’s an entrepreneur-advising, cloud-computing evangelist who once aspired to be a pro football player.

Whitehurst, a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education enthusiast, took the time to give us our own education into what makes him tick.

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