Jim Berets is a product leader in Red Hat's global ecosystem team, where he is responsible for the platforms connecting Red Hat's technology partners with its customers.

Jim has worked with companies from early-stage startups to established multi-billion dollar companies. He is currently Application Ecosystem Director at Red Hat. Previously, Jim led product management at Black Duck Software, Knumi, and CO Space (acquired by Internap). Before becoming a product manager, Jim created and ran a worldwide pre-sales team and was a software developer and development manager at BBN. Jim earned an SBEE degree from MIT; an MSEE from the UC, Berkeley; and a CSS in management from Harvard. In addition to his Partnerships role with the BPMA, Jim is a mentor and a member of the Product Executives Forum.