Chris Rice

Senior Solutions Architect

Red Hat, Inc.

Christopher Rice is an Enterprise and IT Architect with over 15 years of leadership experience in designing innovative business solutions for private/public sector clients. He is currently working as a Solutions Architect at Red Hat. Working 19 years in the IT industry, he is highly skilled in advanced Linux concepts, cloud computing, automation, and virtualization.

Chris is a proven leader with expertise in communicating across organizational levels and cross-functional teams to drive a shared vision. He is adept at working with stakeholders to prioritize activities and achieve defined project objectives. Through his passion to stay current with leading edge IT technologies, he is able to effectively translate complex business requirements into integrated technical solutions that allow his customers to meet and exceed their business goals.

Chris has the ability to communicate technical details through a systematic approach that enables him to task engineers at a granular level as well engage management at a strategic and visionary level. This balanced and comprehensive understanding is a strength that allows him to deliver successful projects in the most challenging of circumstances.