Keynote Speaker: Jason Hibbets


The Conference Committee is excited to announce that Jason Hibbets will be giving the keynote address for the 2016 Evergreen International Conference.

Jason Hibbets (jhibbets)
Raleigh, NC

Jason Hibbets is a senior community evangelist in Corporate Marketing at Red Hat where he is a community manager for He has been applying open source principles in neighborhood organizations in Raleigh for several years, highlighting the importance of transparency, collaboration, and community building. He has been with Red Hat since 2003 and is the author of The foundation for an open source city. Prior roles include senior marketing specialist, project manager, Red Hat Knowledgebase maintainer, and support engineer.

Jason graduated from North Carolina State University and resides in Raleigh, NC. In his spare time, he enjoys surfing, running, gardening, traveling, watching football, participating in local government, co-chairing CityCamp NC, blogging for South West Raleigh, and spending time with his Border Collies. He heads to the beaches of North Carolina during hurricane season to ride the waves.

Follow him on Twitter: @jhibbets.