63438843 story Red Hat CEO: Open Source Goes Mainstream In 2014 65 Posted by Unknown Lamer on Friday August 08, 2014 @10:45AM from the year-of-the-linux-lightbulb dept. ashshy (40594) writes Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst likes to post "state of the union" addresses at the end of every year. Last December, he said that open source innovation is going mainstream in 2014. In an interview with The Motley Fool, Whitehurst matches up his expectations against mid-year progress. Spoiler alert: It's mostly good news.