Amy Ross

Manager, Legal Affairs
Red Hat, Inc. (Raleigh, NC)

Amy Ross is Manager, Legal Affairs at Red Hat, a provider of open source software solutions.  In her 14 years at the company, she has developed and implemented numerous compliance programs, including a comprehensive global trade compliance program. Amy has been managing the trade compliance function for 7 years and has extensive knowledge of the EAR, particularly in relation to encryption software. In addition to trade compliance, her team is responsible for legal entity establishment and ongoing corporate governance matters for 65 companies in 40 countries.  Amy is also the lead on trade compliance and international corporate due diligence in M&A matters.


Amy holds a B.A. in Government and Economics from Sweet Briar College in Virginia and is a past winner of the Chairman’s Award, Red Hat's highest award given annually to 12 employees who have made outstanding contributions.