As a Red Hat technology evangelist, Gordon Haff is a frequent and highly acclaimed speaker at customer and industry events and helps develop strategy across Red Hat’s full portfolio of cloud solutions. He is the author of From Pots and Vats to Programs and Apps: How Software Learned to Package Itself in addition to numerous other publications. Prior to Red Hat, Gordon wrote hundreds of research notes, was frequently quoted in publications like The New York Times on a wide range of IT topics, and advised clients on product and marketing strategies. Earlier in his career, he was responsible for bringing a wide range of computer systems, from minicomputers to large UNIX servers, to market while at Data General. Gordon has engineering degrees from MIT and Dartmouth and an MBA from Cornell’s Johnson School.