Nick Barcet

Senior Director Technology Strategy at Red Hat

Nick is Senior Director of Technology Strategy at Red Hat where his team helps decide on the future of the technologies through constant interaction with customers. His team is currently focusing on Telco, Edge and AI/ML.

Nick joined Red Hat in June 2014, as part of the acquisition of eNovance, and became the Director of Product Management for OpenStack until 2019. Nick has been working on revising the processes and organization used at Red Hat to release products to meet the new market requirements in terms of feedback loop, velocity and operational excellence.

Prior to eNovance, Nick was Ubuntu Server and Cloud Product manager at Canonical, where he participated in the definition and success of Ubuntu as a platform above and under the cloud.

Nick has been involved in Free Software, from a community and a business perspective, since 2000 working with Novell/SuSE and Intel in various technical and management roles.