Lucy Kerner

Senior Principal Security Global Technical Evangelist and Strategist

Red Hat

Lucy Kerner is currently the Global Senior Principal Security Technical Evangelist and Strategist at Red Hat and helps drive security thought leadership and leads the technical and go-to-market strategy for security across the entire Red Hat portfolio globally. In addition, she helps create and deliver security related technical content to the field, customers, partners, analysts, and press and has spoken at numerous internal and external events, including security conferences such as RSA and SecureWV/Hack3rCon, and is a Red Hat Summit Top Presenter. Prior to this role, she was a Senior Cloud Solutions Architect for the North America Public Sector team at Red Hat. With her domain expertise in cloud technologies, she supported the Red Hat cloud sales efforts by presenting and designing Red Hat Cloud solutions for a wide range of North America Public Sector customers. Lucy has over 15 years of professional experience as both a software and hardware development engineer and a pre-sales solutions architect, where she worked on various aspects of cybersecurity. Prior to joining Red Hat, she worked at IBM as both a Mainframe microprocessor design engineer and a pre-sales solutions architect for IBM x86 servers. She has also interned at Apple, Cadence, Lockheed Martin, and MITRE, where she worked on both software and hardware development. Lucy graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Master of Science (M.S.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a Minor in Spanish.