Hans Roth is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Red Hat’s Global Services division. In this role, he is responsible for consulting and training services, as well as technical and business partner enablement. He leads the global organization of more than 2,000 professionals, who have industry-leading expertise in open source technology and principles and a mission to encourage adoption of Red Hat® products and solutions and empower customers, partners, and communities to create value through cultural and business transformation.
Prior to his current role, Roth led the company’s pre-sales and services business in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), supporting customers throughout the region with consulting, training, and certification to succeed with Red Hat technologies.
Before joining Red Hat, Roth was Vice President of the service delivery unit for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise for Central Europe. He also held several positions within the Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services EMEA management team. He has been a leader in business process management, IT strategy, system integration, and strategic outsourcing for several years, including managing large, complex, and multinational teams during his 20+ years in the IT industry.