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Jason Hibbets

Jason Hibbets
Community manager for, Red Hat

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Jason Hibbets is a project manager in Corporate Marketing at Red Hat. He is the lead administrator, content curator, and community manager for and has been with Red Hat since 2003. He is the author of “The foundation for an open source city,” a book that outlines how to implement the open source city brand through open government.

He graduated from NC State University and lives in Raleigh, NC. where he’s been applying open source principles in neighborhood organizations in Raleigh for several years, highlighting the importance of transparency, collaboration, and community building. In his spare time, he enjoys surfing, gardening, watching football, participating in his local government, blogging for South West Raleigh, and training his Border Collies to be frisbee and agility dogs. He heads to the beaches of North Carolina during hurricane season to ride the waves.


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Jason Hibbets (Red Hat), Gail Roper (City of Raleigh)
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Open source, open data, and open access, that's what the City of Raleigh is all about. But how did Raleigh go from open government resolution to an open data portal and a preference for open source software for IT procurement? Come to this session to learn how city government and citizens are working together to create an open source city. Read more.