Governing Board

The CNCF Governing Board (GB) is responsible for marketing and other business oversight and budget decisions for the CNCF. The GB does not make technical decisions for the CNCF, other than working with the TOC to set the overall scope for the CNCF. The GB currently consists of these representatives:

Amr Abdelhalem

Amr Abdelhalem

Fidelity Investments

Amr is the head of cloud platforms, managing Fidelity's multiple cloud strategies include containers, serverless, and API platforms. He is responsible for the CNCF strategy and advances the digital transforming of Fidelity.

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Anni Lai

Anni Lai

Huawei

Anni leads Futurewei's Open Source Operations and Marketing covering open source strategy, compliance, and community and ecosystem building.

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Aparna Sinha (chairperson)

Aparna Sinha (chairperson)

Google

Aparna is the Director of Product Management for Kubernetes and Anthos at Google.

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Arun Gupta

Arun Gupta

Amazon Web Services

Arun Gupta is a Principal Technologist at Amazon Web Services.

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Barry Cooks

Barry Cooks

DigitalOcean

Barry is DigitalOcean’s Chief Technology Officer. In this role he oversees all aspects of DigitalOcean's products from inception through design, development and support.

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Brandon Philips

Brandon Philips

Red Hat (Developer Seat)

Brandon is a member of Red Hat's technical staff and was CoreOS's CTO. Since 2013 he has helped shape the container and Kubernetes ecosystems.

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Chris Wright

Chris Wright

Red Hat

Chris is the Vice President and Chief Technologist at Red Hat.

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Craig McLuckie

Craig McLuckie

VMware

Craig is a VP of research and development at VMware.

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Gabe Monroy

Gabe Monroy

Microsoft Azure

Gabe is a software entrepreneur and systems architect with 20 years experience designing, building, and operating mission-critical IT infrastructure.

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Haifeng Liu

Haifeng Liu

JD.com

Haifeng has always had a passion for building complex systems. He is the Chief Architect of JD.com, China’s largest retailer and the world’s third largest internet company by revenue.

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John Morello

John Morello

Palo Alto Networks

John is the VP Product for container and serverless security at Palo Alto Networks.

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Jon Mittelhauser

Jon Mittelhauser

Oracle

Jon runs engineering for the Container Native Platform team at Oracle (which includes all of Oracle’s Kubernetes offerings).

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Junjie Cai

Junjie Cai

Alibaba Cloud

Junjie (Jack) is the Chief Architect of the Elastic Compute Service at Alibaba Cloud.

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Kevin Ryan

Kevin Ryan

Arm

Kevin is the Sr. Director of Software Ecosystem Development at Arm.

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Liz Rice

Liz Rice

Aqua Security (TOC Chair)

Liz is the technology evangelist at container security specialists Aqua Security, where she works on container-related open source projects including kube-bench and kube-hunter.

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Michael Payne

Michael Payne

JPMorgan Chase

Michael leads Research & Development for the Platform / Cloud Services team at JPMorgan Chase.

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Michael Wintergerst

Michael Wintergerst

SAP

Michael is the Development Executive, SVP, Head of SAP Cloud Platform Core at SAP.

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Michelle Noorali

Michelle Noorali

Microsoft (Developer Seat)

Michelle is a Sr. Software Engineer on the Azure Containers team and a core maintainer of the Kubernetes Helm project.

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Priyanka Sharma

Priyanka Sharma

GitLab

Priyanka is the Director of Cloud Native Alliances at GitLab Inc.

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Raj Panchapakesan

Raj Panchapakesan

JFrog

Raj is Sr. Director of Global Alliances and Business Development at JFrog, the company that is the creator of Artifactory, the industry-leading universal binary repository manager.

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Rob Esker

Rob Esker

NetApp

Rob’s responsible for product & strategy across a variety of cloud services at NetApp and the company’s participation in the broader open ecosystem.

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Shannon Williams

Shannon Williams

Rancher

Shannon is a co-founder at Rancher Labs, a company focused on building open source software for operating containers in production.

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Tom Doron

Tom Doron

Apple

Tom is a technologist and entrepreneur. As a senior engineering manager at Apple, Tom oversees a technology team that creates libraries, frameworks and services designed to enable creativity and productivity of Apple's internal developers and open source communities.

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Tomohiko Tashiro

Tomohiko Tashiro

Fujitsu

Tomohiko is a Senior Director of the Linux development division at Fujitsu.

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Vijoy Pandey

Vijoy Pandey

Cisco

Vijoy is the VP / CTO of Cloud Platforms and Software at Cisco. He is responsible for helping define Cisco’s strategy and products in cloud software, systems, and infrastructure in a multi-cloud world.

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