RedHat, the leader in OpenSource software solutions, recently announced that Adrian Pickering has joined RedHat as Regional Leader for Middle East and North Africa. Pickering will be responsible for overseeing all operations in MENA, including driving a coordinated sales, channel, technical and marketing team to accelerate market development in the region.
Adrian brings to RedHat more than 30 years of experience in technology, having worked in a variety of sales and leadership roles with Nortel, Cisco and most recently, Juniper Networks. Adrian moved to the UAE in 2004 and over the last ten years has worked across many emerging economies including MEA, Russia, Eastern Europe and Latin America. Most recently Adrian had responsibility for Juniper’s MEA business across Enterprise, Public Sector & Telco sectors, and he managed the teams driving Sales, Partner development and Services across the region.
Quote: “I’m thrilled with the opportunity to work with such a well-respected and rapidly growing organization such as RedHat,” Pickering said. “RedHat is known for their industry innovation and market-leading Linux, Middleware and Application Development solutions. I’m honoured to have the opportunity to drive true business growth in the MENA region.”