Matthew Szulik, chief executive officer at Red Hat, will kick off the LinuxWorld Conference on Aug. 3 in San Francisco.

Joining Szulik will be Chris Hjelm, chief technology officer at Orbitz, which is a Red Hat Enterprise Linux customer. Orbitz is an online travel company.

“With more than 23 million unique users and a growing product portfolio, innovative technology is essential to Orbitz,” said Hjelm in a statement issued by Red Hat. “Our low fare search engine runs on literally hundreds of Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers, and that technology allows us to return more results.”

The topic of Szulik’s speech will be “Freedom of Choice”.

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