The IoT Community Announces Red Hat as a Diamond-level Corporate Member in its Elite IoT Ecosystem

Jered Floyd, Technology Strategist in Red Hat’s Office of the CTO, appointed to IoT Community Advisory Board

Scott England Sullivan, Chief Architect Edge, Red Hat, appointed to IoT Community Advisory Board as co-chair of the Converged Edge Center of Excellence

Michele Null, Principal Product Marketing Leader, Ansible Automation for Edge at Red Hat, reappointed to the IoT Community Advisory Board, and extends term as co-chair of the IoT Community’s Women in IoT Center of Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#5GThe IoT CommunityTM (Internet of Things Community), the world’s largest community of CXOs and IoT professionals and practitioners, announces Red Hat has joined its elite IoT ecosystem as a Diamond level corporate member. Red Hat’s Jered Floyd has been appointed to the IoT Community Advisory Board. Scott England Sullivan will also serve on the Advisory Board, as co-chair of the Converged Edge CoE. Michele Null is reappointed to the Advisory Board, extending her term as the co-chair of the IoT Community’s Women in IoT Center of Excellence (WIoTCoE).

The IoT Community is the world’s first to market, longest standing and largest independent community of IoT practitioners and industrial sector CxO’s that seeks to advance the uptake and evolution of IoT technology and collaboration to align the efforts of the enterprise and industrial end-users in utilising IoT for the betterment of society. The organization’s members include Zebra, Oracle, Interrust, SAS, HPE, TIBCO, Link Labs, Clear Blade, Spirent, Cisco, Phizzle, CBT and many more technology and business leaders, with membership consisting of 30,000+ IoT practitioners globally.

David Hill, Executive Director of the IoT Community: “We are thrilled to welcome Red Hat to our IoT Community ecosystem as a diamond-level corporate member, we are excited to appoint Scott England Sullivan as co-chair of the Converged Edge CoE and to reappoint Michele Null as co-chair of the Women in IoT CoE. Red Hat is a leader in open source technology, trusted by enterprises worldwide for their best-of-breed solutions. We look forward to working with Jered, Scott, Michele, and the Red Hat team to accelerate the uptake of industrial and enterprise deployment of transformative technology.”

As the largest open source company in the world, Red Hat brings over two decades of experience and expertise in building open source communities. Red Hat believes in using an open development model to create more stable, secure and innovative technologies and provides the nuanced understanding of how to encourage collaboration between organizations that would otherwise be competitive in-market.

Modern edge compute platforms powered by Red Hat Edge help organizations take advantage of the capabilities of Red Hat’s open hybrid cloud portfolio for edge applications across industries, from telecommunications to transportation to smart automobiles and enterprise devices. Red Hat’s full breadth of open technologies build out an edge-ready technology stack that help organizations become more agile, responsive and competitive – allowing for innovative and creative offerings.

Dr. Tom Bradicich, Hewlett Packard Fellow, at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and IoT Community Advisory Board Chair: “We are pleased to have Red Hat join us in the IoT Community and to welcome Jered Floyd and Scott England Sullivan to the Board. We are grateful for the continued support of Michele Null on the Advisory Board and for her leadership in the Women in IoT CoE. We look forward to advancing our vision of an open, secure, and intelligent edge, collaborating across our IoT Community.”

Red Hat’s corporate membership adds to the elite IoT Community ecosystem, composed of the biggest names in technology and household names across the IoT industry. Over the past six years, the IoT Community has engaged with industry leaders to create the most compelling and trusted thought leadership content in the IoT ecosystem.

Jered Floyd, Technology Strategist in Red Hat’s Office of the CTO: “Becoming a Diamond member of the world’s largest IoT Community is an honor for Red Hat, and I’m excited to join the Advisory Board and collaborate with key contributors in the IoT ecosystem. I’m looking forward to sharing our experiences with the critical issues that industrial and enterprise IoT deployments encounter, and helping define best practices through collaborative, open innovation.”

Dr. Stefanie Chiras, Senior Vice President, Partner Ecosystem Success, Red Hat, will lead a keynote presentation at the IoT Grand Slam 2021 virtual event taking place December 10th, online. Michele Null, Principal Product Marketing Leader, Ansible Automation, Red Hat and co-chair of the IoT Community’s WIoTCoE will lead an all star WIoTCoE panel. Iain Boyle, Chief Architect for UK Retail at Red Hat, will take part in the IoT Community Diamond Member panel. For full details, please visit

IoT Practitioners seeking to expand their knowledge in IoT are invited to sign up for a free individual membership in The IoT Community, which has 30,000+ members. For more information, go to:

IoT solution providers seeking accession to and collaboration opportunities with the IoT Community should contact: [email protected].

About IoT Community (Internet of Things Community)

The IoT Community is the world’s largest CxO community of senior business leaders and IoT practitioners consisting of 30,000+ members. The function is to focus on adoption and application of IoT in commercial environments, overcoming the variety of barriers, inhibitors, technical and operational issues. For more information, visit Twitter: Follow @IoTCommunity @IoTChannel or hashtag #IoTCommunity, LinkedIn:

About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on industry-leading operating systems, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.

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IoT Community

David Hill

Executive Director

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