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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 meets 3 to 5 times a year. Read the minutes from past meetings. The GB currently consists of these representatives:

Amr Abdelhalem

Fidelity Investments

Amr is the head of cloud platforms at Fidelity.

Aparna Sinha


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

Arun Gupta

Apple (Chairperson)

Arun Gupta is head of the Open Source Program Office at Apple and chairperson of CNCF Governing Board.

Bob Wise

Amazon Web Services

Bob Wise is General Manager for Kubernetes at Amazon Web Services.

Brendan O’Leary


Brendan is a Senior Developer Evangelist at GitLab.

Bryan Che


Bryan is Chief Strategy Officer at Huawei.

Chris Wright

Red Hat

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

Dan Gerrity


Dan is the SVP of Developer Services for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.

Das Kamhout


Das is the Vice President and GM for Intel Cloud and Enterprise Software.

Dorota Blat


Dorota leads a team responsible for AT&T Software Defined Network (SDN) Platform portfolio planning and Network Cloud architecture and evolution for Mobility Services.

John Morello

Palo Alto Networks

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

Kevin Ryan


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

Lachlan Evenson


Lachlan is a Principal Program Manager on the open source team at Azure.

Li Yi

Alibaba Cloud

Li Yi (Mark), is the Director of Engineering for Container Service at Alibaba Cloud.

Liz Rice

Isovalent (TOC Chair)

Liz is the Chief Open Source Officer at eBPF and networking specialists Isovalent

Matt Klein

Lyft (Developer Seat)

Matt is a software engineer at Lyft and the creator of Envoy.

Navneet Joneja


Vice President of Product Management at VMware

Niraj Tolia


Niraj is the General Manager and President of Kasten (acquired by Veeam).

Paris Pittman


Paris is a Program Manager at Apple working on internal and external cloud native community building.

Rob Esker


Rob’s responsible for product & strategy across a variety of cloud services at NetApp.

Ron Lev

Cox Edge Services

Ron is currently the GM of Cox Edge Services and is responsible for developing, incubating, and executing on the company’s Edge/Low Latency strategy.

Sebastian Scheele


Sebastian is co-founder of Kubermatic, a start-up with 60 employees that is the #7 committers to Kubernetes and that is focused on developing open core software solutions for automating Kubernetes operations at scale.

Stephen Chin


Stephen is Head of Developer Relations at JFrog and author of several Java, Embedded, and DevOps titles.

Takao Indoh


Takao is a Senior Professional Engineer of the Linux development division at Fujitsu.

Thomas Di Giacomo


Thomas Di Giacomo is Chief Technology and Product Officer for SUSE, where he leads our global Office of the CTO and Product and Solution Management.

Thomas Hertz


Thomas is the Head of SAP BTP, Runtimes & Core which is a fundamental part of SAP Business Technology Platform.

Tom Wilkie

Grafana Labs

Tom is VP Product at Grafana Labs, a member of the Prometheus team, and one of the original authors of the Cortex and Loki projects.

Vijoy Pandey


Vijoy is the VP / CTO of Cloud Platforms and Software at Cisco.

Xin Zhang

Volcano Engine

Xin is the VP of Volcano Engine, previously CEO & co-founder of Caicloud and an ex-Googler.

Zain Asgar

New Relic

Zain is the GM/GVP of Pixie & Open Source at New Relic.