Michael Ferris is the Director of Business Architecture at Red Hat and is responsible for consistency of Red Hat's offerings, subscription models, and pricing across all routes to market, programs, and emerging business models. Ferris has more than 20 years of experience in enterprise software development and management. He led product marketing and management teams at Red Hat during the conception, definition, and was responsible for the first three releases of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux flagship product line. Most recently, Ferris spearheaded the strategy and execution of Red Hat's offerings under consumption-based models, including the migration to Cloud compatible business models for many of Red Hat's offerings and the creation of the Red Hat Certified Cloud Provider program.
Prior to joining Red Hat in 2000, Ferris lead design, product management, and development at both start-up and enterprise software firms, including Relativity Technologies, Micro Focus, and Burl...

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A confusing business organization chart

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