Mike Bursell joined Red Hat in August 2016 in the Office of the CTO, following roles working on security, virtualization and networking. After training in software engineering, he specialized in distributed systems and security, and has worked in architecture and technical strategy for the past few years. His responsibilities at Red Hat include security strategy, external and internal visibility, and thought leadership. He is one of the co-founders of the Enarx project (https://enarx.io). He regularly speaks at industry events in Europe, North America and APAC. Professional interests include Linux, confidential computing, open source software, security, distributed systems, blockchain, NFV, SDN, virtualization. Mike has an MA from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from the Open University.