Open-source solutions provider Red Hat Inc. (RHT) has named Greg Symon as vice president and general manager of North American sales. With more than 25 years of business and sales experience, Symon will play a role in the development and execution of Red Hat’s North American sales strategy and growth, including driving scale through the channel with Red Hat’s VAR partners.
“We are very pleased to attract someone of Greg’s caliber to lead our North American sales team,” said Alex Pinchev, executive vice president and president, global sales, services and field marketing. “His extensive experience in the software industry in combination with his proven leadership skills make Greg ideally suited to drive Red Hat’s sales strategy.”
Prior to Red Hat, Symon held various senior sales management and business development positions during a 22-year tenure with Intel Corp. Throughout his career, Symon has focused on direct and indirect sales, technology enablement programs and initiatives at Fortune 500 end-user customers, system integrators, outsourcers, ISVs and OSVs.