RALEIGH – DeLisa Alexander, former chief people officer at Red Hat, is now a board member at data firm Qlik.

Alexander left Red Hat after the Raleigh-based open source and services firm was sold to IBM. She worked at Red Hat for some 20 years.

Qlik, which is based in Philadelphia, disclosed Alexander’s selection early Tuesday.

After 20 years, top female Red Hat exec Delisa Alexander cashes out

“Our people have always been one of the most unique and important aspects of Qlik, and I’m thrilled to have DeLisa bring her extensive background and passion for people and culture to our team as we continue to grow the company,” said Mike Capone, Qlik’s CEO, in the announcement.

Qlik is privately held.

“I firmly believe a company’s success can be greatly fueled by an exceptional culture and employee experience,” added Alexander. “Beyond its emphasis on culture, what really attracted me to Qlik is the team’s genuine mission-driven approach to democratizing analytics, as evidenced by its focus on data literacy for all.”

Alexander, who earned a law degree at George Mason University and an MBA at the University of Baltimore, also is a board advisor to-Durham-based Bull City Venture Partners.