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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Ben Hindman

Ben Hindman

Mesosphere

Ben is one of the creators of Apache Mesos, a platform for building and running resource-efficient distributed systems at scale.

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Bjoern Goerke

Bjoern Goerke

SAP

Björn heads the SAP Product & Innovation Technology Development unit, reporting to the Executive Board of SAP.

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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

Heptio

Craig is the founder and CEO of Heptio, a startup focused on making Kubernetes accessible to enterprises living in a multi-cloud world.

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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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Lew Tucker

Lew Tucker

Cisco Systems

As VP/CTO of Cloud Computing at Cisco Systems, Lew is responsible for shaping Cisco's strategy and products in cloud computing.

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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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Patrick Chanezon

Patrick Chanezon

Docker

Patrick is a member of the technical staff at Docker Inc. He helps to build Docker, an open platform for distributed applications for developers and sysadmins.

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Peixin Hou

Peixin Hou

Huawei

Peixin has been working in the software industry for over 20 years and has sufficient experience in operating systems, mobile software, media processing, and cloud computing.

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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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Sinclair Schuller

Sinclair Schuller

Apprenda

Sinclair is the CEO of Apprenda.

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Sukwoo Kang

Sukwoo Kang

Samsung SDS

Sukwoo is the Senior Vice President of Samsung SDS's Cloud Business Unit.

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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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