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.
November 4th, 2014 | 22 mins 50 secs
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about old-school network security, old-school email addresses, and an old-school partner with a new-school cloud broker.
October 21st, 2014 | 56 mins 12 secs
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about encrypting everything, airplane simulation, retaliation as a service, and keeping score with Red Hat's security team.
October 7th, 2014 | 1 hr 3 mins
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about FBI Whining (aka "Clipper II"), Malvertising, Richard Branson's alarming new PTO policy.
September 23rd, 2014 | 55 mins 56 secs
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about more about civet cat scat, the TI-84 racket, my mobile backend, and Red Hat Cloud for Government.
September 16th, 2014 | 43 mins 16 secs
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about talk about man-in-the-middle attacks, and that's pretty much it.
September 9th, 2014 | 46 mins 43 secs
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about monkey selfies, elephant-based coffee, and yak shaving with OpenStack.
August 26th, 2014 | 51 mins 21 secs
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about vampire plants, spider oaks, and ultrasonic potatoes.
August 22nd, 2014 | 51 mins 21 secs
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: GSA USDS 18F OMB OSS LOL BBQ & RHEL SSG, RHEL VPAT, KVM, EAP GA, IBM+BRMS.
August 12th, 2014 | 38 mins 45 secs
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about Barthelona, Gaudi, Toledo, Detroit, the Stasi, and why cloud providers can't have nice things.
July 22nd, 2014 | 40 mins 49 secs
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about: Dave's Russian agents, VMware's nightmarish Docker future, everyone learns what "navigator" is in Greek.
July 15th, 2014 | 53 mins 56 secs
This week, Dave and Gunnar talk about Government Surveillance, Corporate Surveillance over land, sea and air, Personal Surveillance, and a vague but pervasive sense that you're being monitored at this very moment.
July 8th, 2014 | 43 mins 42 secs
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about containers, Project Atomic, Containers, RHEL 7, Containers, RHEV 3.4, and Dockah.
June 25th, 2014 | 19 mins 48 secs
This week, Dave and Mike Guerette pay the rent by talking about Red Hat's developer tools.
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.