CIO, Red Hat
Lee Congdon is responsible for Red Hat’s global information systems, including technology strategy, enterprise architecture, information technology governance, solutions delivery, and the systems operations supporting the company. His role includes enabling Red Hat’s business through services, such as knowledge management, technology innovation, technology-enabled collaboration, and process improvement.
Congdon has more than 25 years of experience as an IT leader. Before joining Red Hat, he was managing vice president, Information Technology, at Capital One, where he developed and delivered IT solutions for the firm’s corporate functions and Global Financial Services group.
Before Capital One, Congdon was senior vice president, Strategic Initiatives, at Nasdaq, where he led the organization’s efforts to identify, implement, and operate technology solutions for Nasdaq Japan, Nasdaq Europe, and other strategic global ventures. Earlier, at Citicorp, Congdon led multiple global technology initiatives for the private bank and the corporate bank. Congdon began his career at IBM as an operating system developer and held several technology and technical marketing positions of increasing responsibility with that firm.