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.
May 1st, 2018 | 33 mins 53 secs
buildah, containers, coreos, cri-o, fips, oci, podman, red hat summit, selinux
This week Dave talks with Dan Walsh about why he likes CoreOS, coloring books, and what’s on tap for the Red Hat Summit!
April 19th, 2018 | 30 mins 10 secs
cyrptocurrency wallets, day one, earthworm jerky, ketchup singles, moby, tear gun
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about earthworm jerky and ketchup slice sandwiches, hacking tamper-proof cryptocurrency wallets, and D&G’s recommended hats for fooling face recognition systems into thinking that you’re Moby
April 12th, 2018 | 45 mins 44 secs
at&t, cambridge analytica, facebook, hal 9000, pinkerton, rocket man
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about the definition of "breach," the definition of "permission," and the definition of "rat-catching team"
March 22nd, 2018 | 38 mins 27 secs
boris karloff, diversity, google home, guacamole, jellyfish, open source, qr codes
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about jellyfish without jelly, voices without humans, source code without support, and diversity without discrimination
March 8th, 2018 | 45 mins 24 secs
allen curve, camille tuutti, captcha, google home, nostradomus, twitter
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about fake followers faking people, real people trying to be fake bots to be successful fake people, and applying the Allen Curve to avoid turning into your enemies
February 22nd, 2018 | 22 mins 44 secs
This week Dave talks with Camille Tuutti about government change agents and chip implants!
February 8th, 2018 | 31 mins 52 secs
aliexpress, brushing, coreos, jaron lanier, linkedin, ripple, steelers, tinder
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: from Tinder with love, from China with hair bands, and from law enforcement with malware
January 18th, 2018 | 45 mins 20 secs
black mirror, lede, meltdown, openwrt, pagers, scotus, social credit score, spectre, tesla
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: security awareness meets art, the Supreme Court meets fantasy sports, your Party loyalty meets your credit score, and some Russians meet in San Francisco
December 19th, 2017 | 40 mins 35 secs
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: bots that want to be your lawyer, bots that want to waste scammers’ time, bots that want to be your therapist, and bots that want to be your friend
December 5th, 2017 | 31 mins 34 secs
beef pizzle, bully stick, facebook, open technology fund
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about a communications device nobody wants, domain names nobody wants, TV standards nobody wants, and pictures Facebook wants
November 21st, 2017 | 15 mins 14 secs
ansible, red hat government symposium, red hat mobile
This week Dave talks with Adrian Keward about Ansible use in public sector and lessons learned from public sector customers around the globe
October 31st, 2017 | 40 mins 9 secs
akron, coinhive, cryptojacking, dadbag, pacemakers, pocket, tom bihn, travel, unicode
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: Game Boys in your medical devices, unicode in your domain names, cryptocurrency miners in your browser, and commercial software in your national security systems
August 31st, 2017 | 39 mins 49 secs
biometrics, fashion, keystroke logging, meetings, number stations, pacemakers, waze
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about repurposing voices, videos, keystrokes, and pacemaker programming
August 22nd, 2017 | 39 mins 27 secs
audit, btrfs, nbde, openscap, overlayfs, permabit, rhel, security, selinux, storage, usbguard
This week Dave and Gunnar talk with Mark Thacker about RHEL 7.4 security and storage, and how to kill a feature
August 15th, 2017 | 12 mins 34 secs
open organization, technical product management
This week Dave and Gunnar talk with Mark Thacker about technical product management and getting things done in open source and proprietary organizations
August 1st, 2017 | 40 mins 36 secs
fast forward, running, tom bihn, vpns, wings
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about things that are ostensibly helpful, but actually dangerous: robotic tutors, voice modulators, autocomplete, and the hellscape of Android VPN apps