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Michael Cunningham

Red Hat
Executive Vice President
Michael Cunningham, is the Executive Vice President of Red Hat, Inc.  Red Hat is the leading provider of open source solutions to enterprises, and is headquartered in Raleigh, NC.  Cunningham has been with Red Hat since 2004.
He serves on the board of a number of companies and organizations.  Among others, he currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of each of Open Invention Network (the largest technology patent cross license in history), LOT Network (an intellectual property defense entity), and of the North Carolina Board of Science, Technology and Innovation, and has advised boards for over 20 years.
Cunningham is also a regular speaker, often on corporate governance, innovation and intellectual property issues. 
Prior to joining Red Hat, Cunningham’s experience includes:
Prior to joining IBM, Cunningham served as Partner and Associate General Counsel of PricewaterhouseCoopers, in Philadelphia, Washington DC and London, where his responsibilities included global responsibility for the delivery of transactional legal services to PricewaterhouseCoopers consulting, among other responsibilities.
Prior to joining PricewaterhouseCoopers, he was in private practice, focusing on mergers and acquisitions.  
Before entering the practice of law, Cunningham was an engineer with Sperry Defense Electronics, now Unisys, involved in systems engineering for radar and defense communications systems.
Cunningham earned a BS in Applied Mathematics and Statistics at the State University of New York at Stony Brook (with high honors, Phi Beta Kappa) and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (magna cum laude, Order of the Coif). He is a member of a number of professional, legal and charitable organizations.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, August 20

09:50 PDT