Vice President, Cloud Partners
Red Hat, Inc.
Blake currently leads the global Cloud Partners organization for Red Hat, Inc, with a mission to continue to drive Red Hat’s ambitious hybrid cloud strategy. Blake most recently served as Chief of Staff for the President and CEO of Red Hat. Prior to that, Blake led Sales Strategy and Planning for the global Sales and Customer Success organization, assisting with the design and operationalization of our global GTM transformation. Throughout his career at Red Hat, Blake has been a key partner to the sales leadership team, supporting Red Hat’s strategic presence with customers and ecosystem partners, as well as internally leading strategic programs that range from technology acquisitions, designing and implementing the business operations to support the Red Hat and IBM merger, and the build out of our multi-product sales growth program that dates back nearly a decade. Blake has a passion for technology, business, and strategy and he is energized by opportunities to innovate through open source collaboration models.