Today we are very excited to welcome 5 new members to the CNCF Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) to start off the 2021 new year.

The TOC serves an important role in the community by guiding the direction of CNCF and acting as a resource to projects. It is also responsible for defining and maintaining the overall technical vision for CNCF and determining what new projects are accepted.

The TOC is one of CNCF has three main bodies in addition to the Governing Board (GB), which is responsible for marketing, budget and other business oversight decisions for the CNCF, and the End User Community (EUC), which is responsible for providing feedback from companies and startups to improve the overall experience for the cloud native ecosystem. Both the GB and EUC have a part in electing TOC members, and for this election have chosen three and two new members, respectively. 

The new members, appointed by the Governing Board (GB), are: 

The new members, appointed by the End User Board, are:

These new members join current TOC members: 

We’d also love to extend a big thank you to our outgoing TOC members – Brendan Burns (@brendandburns), Matt Klein (@mattklein123) and Xiang Li (@xiangli0227) – for their years of commitment to safeguarding CNCF’s technical vision and growing this community into a neutral home for the ecosystem’s most promising technologies! 

Learn more about the TOC election process and schedule, and get involved by joining one of the public, bi-monthly meetings!