Matthew Szulik, president and chairman of open source software firm Red Hat, will deliver the keynote address at the B2T Conference when it kicks off on Wednesday, Sept. 18th at the McKimmon Center on the campus of N.C. State University.

Szulik plans to discuss how the landscape of computing is changing and how enterprise and growth companies can leverage IT investments to leverage profits.

At the helm of Red Hat, Szulik is building an open source software company with solutions spanning from enterprise servers to handheld devices. With over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, Szulik became chairman of the Red Hat board this past March.

The B2T Conference will includeexpert panel sessions on data security, physical security, wireless, competitive intelligence, convergence, leveraging IT investments, customer relationship management, and more.

Presented by Business Leader magazine, the B2T is endorsed by N.C. Citizens for Business and Industry. Major conference sponsors include SAS Institute, DTI Business Solutions, Greene Resources, Hired Guns, N.C. State’s Computer Training Unit, r+m creative and Strategic Technologies.

B2T Conference: www.theb2tconference.com

Red Hat: www.redhat.com