ASHEVILLE,Matthew Szulik, chief executive officer of Red Hat, will talk about entrepreneurship and other issues when he speaks to the Blue Ridge Entrepreneurial Council on Friday, July 11.

The group has scheduled a lunch at the AB Tech Enka Campus in the Haynes Center starting at 11:30 AM. For information and registration, send e-mail to or call (828) 273-9862.

Szulik is scheduled to talk about new company formation, finding local technical talent, Red Hat’s future as well as his role as head of the North Carolina Governor’s Science and Technology Board.