David Egts is the Chief Technologist of Red Hat's North America Public Sector organization. As the intersection between between public sector customers and Red Hat engineering and product management, his customer interactions and domain expertise blend customer needs with industry trends to help Red Hat define open source computing in the enterprise. He has achieved Red Hat's highest level of certification as a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA), and has received Red Hat's highest employee honor as a Red Hat Chairman's Award recipient.
David has a BS and MS in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and an Executive MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.
Prior to joining Red Hat in 2007, he specialized in visual simulation, virtual reality, human computer interfaces, and scientific visualization at Silicon Graphics, Inc.
June 4th, 2014 | 30 mins 38 secs
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about Apple's lock-in empire, autonomous vehicles, and improvisational theater as a way of life.
May 20th, 2014 | 59 mins 11 secs
This week Dave and Gunnar talk with special guest star and elder statesman of open source in security and government, Dr. David A. Wheeler about Heartbleed, best practices for security review, and why security vulnerabilities are like human organs.
May 13th, 2014 | 42 mins 46 secs
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about procurement disasters past, present, and future, cloud arbitrage, Bannana Slugs and storage, and the Large Hadron Collider, homesteading on the cloud.
April 29th, 2014 | 30 mins 57 secs
Dave and Gunnar talk with one of their favorite partners: Nirmal Mehta of Booz Allen Hamilton, Red Hat Innovation Award winner in 2013. It's a nerdfest. And a Dockerfest.
April 28th, 2014 | 16 mins 13 secs
Dave talks with OpenShift Marketing guru and D&G superfan Dan Juengst.
April 27th, 2014 | 12 mins
Ted's Red Hat's Cloud Architect for DOD. He enjoys roast beef, Docker, and OpenStack. We talk about his session at Summit, and what he loves about cloud for government.
April 26th, 2014 | 52 mins 3 secs
Dave chats with James Kirkland, Red Hat's undisputed master of the Internet of Things.
April 25th, 2014 | 19 mins 44 secs
Dave and Gunnar talk with Jan Mark Holzer who's a "consulting engineer" in the same way Sherlock Holmes is a "consulting detective." He's a legend at Red Hat, and we were really lucky to get some time with him.
April 24th, 2014 | 11 mins 11 secs
Dave and Gunnar catch up with Hellekson’s Law consigliere Matt Micene of DLT. They have a project called Codevolved, which lets you stand up your own OpenShift in Amazon EC2.
April 23rd, 2014 | 29 mins 16 secs
Dave talks with Linda Wang, Senior Software Engineering Manager with Red Hat. Linda's team handles memory management, scheduling, kdump, and all that gnarly low-level kernel stuff.