|James M. Whitehurst |
James M. Whitehurst joined the DigitalGlobe Board of Directors in August 2009. Mr. Whitehurst is President and CEO of Red Hat, the maker of Linux and other enterprise software, a position he has held since January 2008. Mr. Whitehurst previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Delta Air Lines from July 2005 to August 2007, and as Chief Network and Planning Officer from May 2004 to July 2005. From 2002 to 2004, Mr. Whitehurst served as Senior Vice President — Finance, Treasury & Business Development for Delta. Prior to joining Delta, Mr. Whitehurst held multiple positions of increasing authority at the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Whitehurst holds a Bachelor of Arts in economics and computer science from Rice University, a General Course Degree from the London School of Economics, and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.