Head of AI/ML and Intelligent Edge, Global Verticals, Red Hat
Bill Wright, head of AI/ML business development and technical strategy, Vertical Industries and Global Accounts, Red Hat
Bill Wright is the head of AI/ML business development and technical strategy across vertical industries and global accounts at Red Hat. He is also a member of the Red Hat AI ILT, and a co-founder of the Enterprise Neurosystem open source AI research community.
He was the former Director of Product Management at Affirmed Networks, where he led their efforts in virtualization, management tools (ASAP) and security planning. Prior to this, he worked at VMware with Sanjay Aiyagari, where they conducted pioneering research with technology partners in the use of virtualization for network functions. They eventually disrupted the networking industry by delivering the first production NFV deployment in a Tier 1 operator environment, effectively kickstarting a new multi-billion dollar market.
He lives in San Francisco with his wife Dahlia, son Nico, and an oversized French Bulldog named Sophie.