Matthew Szulik is out as Red Hat's CEO. CNET reports that the widely admired Szulik is stepping down because of his wife's health problems. But don't worry, open source cultists, the man replacing Szulik, Jim Whitehurst, has years of experience ... in the airline industry. As Delta Airlines' former COO, Whitehurst carefully guided the airline back from bankruptcy. Which is just like running a company with 28 percent revenue growth.