Governing Board

The CNCF Governing Board (GB) will be 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:

Alexis Richardson

Alexis Richardson

Weaveworks (TOC Chair)

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 meetups.

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Anni Lai

Anni Lai

Huawei

Anni leads the Operations of Huawei’s Cloud Open Source Development Team responsible for OpenStack, Containers, Open Storage, AI/Deep Learning, and other Cloud-related open source projects.

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Aparna Sinha

Aparna Sinha

Google

Aparna leads the product team at Google for Kubernetes OSS and Kubernetes Engine.

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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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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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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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Hiroyuki Kamezawa

Hiroyuki Kamezawa

Fujitsu

Hiroyuki runs the open source development team for the Cloud Native Computing Platform at Fujitsu, including Kubernetes, OCI, and others.

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Imad Sousou

Imad Sousou

Intel

Imad is vice president in the Software and Services Group and general manager of the Open Source Technology Center at Intel Corp.

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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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Kit Merker

Kit Merker

JFrog

Kit heads business development for JFrog, creating technology-driven collaborations with DevOps and Cloud Native partners.

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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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Scott Yara

Scott Yara

Pivotal

Scott is Pivotal’s Senior Vice President, Products.

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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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Thomas Di Giacomo

Thomas Di Giacomo

SUSE

As Chief Technology Officer, Thomas drives the rapid innovation and growth of SUSE’s expanding portfolio from the enterprise Linux operating system to software-defined solutions...

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Todd Moore

Todd Moore

IBM (Chair of Governing Board)

As VP Open Technology for IBM, Todd leads the global team working to develop open communities that fuel both innovation and new business models.

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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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