Mea culpa. I did not see this coming. I do know Crimson Hat nicely; I personally know Jim Whitehurst, who appeared very completely happy as President of IBM; and I do know a factor or two about IBM. Regardless of all that, I had no clue that Whitehurst, who had been named IBM’s President in late January 2020, can be leaving.
However Whitehurst is stepping to 1 aspect to change into an IBM advisor. In a press launch by Arvind Krishna, IBM Chairman and CEO, Krishna mentioned, “Jim Whitehurst has performed a pivotal function within the IBM and Crimson Hat integration. Within the virtually three years because the acquisition was introduced, Jim has been instrumental in articulating IBM’s technique, but in addition, in guaranteeing that IBM and Crimson Hat work nicely collectively and that our expertise platforms and improvements present extra worth to our shoppers. Jim has determined to step