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CNCF Webinar Series – Alexis Richardson of Weaveworks “What is Cloud Native and why does it exist?”

February 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST

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This talk will provide insights into the history of the foundation, its structure, goals and the processes for accepting new projects and new members.

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation was created with the charter to define the term cloud native and provide a home for the cloud native, open source projects such as Kubernetes, Prometheus and others as well as to push the entire software industry to utilize modern cloud technologies more effectively.


Alexis Richardson
Alexis is the co-founder and CEO of Weaveworks. He is also the chairman of the TOC for CNCF, and the co-founder of the Coed:Code meet ups.Previously he was at Pivotal, as head of products for Spring, RabbitMQ, Redis, and vFabric. Alexis co-founded RabbitMQ, and was CEO of the Rabbit company acquired by VMware in 2010, where he worked on numerous cloud platforms. Rumours persist that he co-founded several other software companies including Cohesive Networks, after a career as a prop trader in fixed income derivatives, and a misspent youth studying and teaching mathematical logic.


February 23, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am