Lynne Corddry, who has more than 20 years of sales experience, is the new vice president of North American sales at Linux software firm Red Hat.

Corddry has worked for several firms, including Network Appliance, Silicon Graphics, Unisys and Digital Equipment.

Her most recent position was vice president and general manager of the deferral systems and technology unit for Unisys. She earned an MBA in marketing and finance at James Madison University.

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