Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 27, 2017 — Paul Smith, senior vice president and general manager of Red Hat‘s public sector business, has been selected for this year’s Executive Mosaic Wash100 for his leadership in technology certification and open source programs.
The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector executives selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational and editorial leadership as the most influential voices in the GovCon sector and recognized for their leadership and impact in shaping the industry.
Smith has worked at Red Hat for approximately 13 years and is in charge of the public sector business that provides technology and services to the federal, state and local government.
The company has secured several certifications for its product offerings, including the Common Criteria certification at Evaluation Assurance Level 4+ and the National Institute of Standards and Technology‘s Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 certification for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 operating system.
“Red Hat Enterprise Linux’s FIPS 140-2 and Common Criteria EAL4+ certifications provide continued support of our commitment to deliver a highly secure operating system for environments that require the strictest of protections,” said Smith.
He has also supported open source software development as a way for government agencies to facilitate both security and choice in their digital transformation initiatives.
When introducing this year’s Wash100, Executive Mosaic President and Founder Jim Garrettson said, “We are pleased to honor this year’s recipients. These individuals are recognized by their peers and Executive Mosaic for their outstanding achievements in the GovCon marketplace.”
“The GovCon market is well positioned for an exciting year of growth and prosperity in 2017 and these winners, through their leadership and vision, will shape and impact the industry.”
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