Technical Oversight Committee

The Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) provides technical leadership to the cloud native community. Its functions include:

  • defining and maintaining the technical vision for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation,
  • approving new projects and creating a conceptual architecture for the projects,
  • aligning projects and removing or archiving projects,
  • accepting feedback from end user committee and mapping to projects,
  • aligning interfaces to components under management (code reference implementations before standardizing), and
  • defining common practices to be implemented across CNCF projects.

You can review the TOC activity and upcoming schedule, join the mailing list or view the election schedule.

The TOC Representatives Are:

Alexis Richardson

Alexis Richardson

Weaveworks

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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Brendan Burns

Brendan Burns

Microsoft

Brendan is a Distinguished Engineer in Microsoft Azure and co-founder of the Kubernetes open source project.

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Brian Grant

Brian Grant

Google

Brian is a Principal Engineer and co-Technical Lead of Kubernetes at Google.

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Jeff Brewer

Jeff Brewer

Intuit

Jeff is Vice President, Chief Architect of the Small Business and Self Employed Group at Intuit. This group is responsible for QuickBooks and its ecosystem.

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Joe Beda

Joe Beda

VMware

Joe is a Principal Engineer at VMware.

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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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Matt Klein

Matt Klein

Lyft

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

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Michelle Noorali

Michelle Noorali

Microsoft

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

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Xiang Li

Xiang Li

Alibaba

Xiang is a Senior Staff Engineer at Alibaba, responsible for improving software infrastructure.

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TOC Contributors

Alex Chircop

StorageOS

Allen Sun

Alibaba

Andrew Hobden

PingCAP

Andy Santosa

eBay

Ara Pulido

Bitnami

Ayrat Khayretdinov

CloudOps

Bassam Tabbara

Upbound

Bob Wise

Amazon Web Services

Cathy Zhang

Huawei

Chase Pettet

Wikimedia

Christopher Liljenstople

Tigera

Clinton Kitson

Dell

Dan Wilson

Concur

Darren Ratcliffe

Atos

Dave Zolotusky

Spotify

David McKay

InfluxData

Deyuan Deng

Caicloud

Doug Davis

IBM

Drew Rapenchuk

Bloomberg

Dustin Kirkland

Google

Ed Lee

Intuit

Eduardo Silva

Treasure Data

Erin Boyd

RedHat

Gergely Csatari

Nokia

Geri Jennings

CyberArk

Ghe Rivero

Independent

Gou Rao

Portworx

Ian Crosby

Container Solutions

Jeyappragash JJ

Independent

Jia Xuan

China Mobile Research Institute

Jinming Yue

Caicloud

Joe Beda

VMware

Joe is a Principal Engineer at VMware.

Jonghyuk Jong Choi

NCSoft

Josef Adersberger

QAware

Joseph Jacks

Independent

Josh Bernstein

Dell

Jun Du

Huawei

Justin Cappos

NYU

Justin Cormack

Docker

Kai Chen

Alauda

Kevin Wang

Huawei

Kiran Mova

MayaData

Lachlan Evenson

Microsoft

Lee Calcote

SolarWinds

Lei (Harry) Zhang

Alibaba Group

Louis Fourie

Huawei

Mark Peek

VMware

Matt Farina

Samsung SDS

Matthew Fornaciari

Gremlin

Nick Chase

Mirantis

Pengfei Ni

Microsoft

Philip Lombardi

Datawire

Quinton Hoole

Huawei

Randy Abernethy

RX-M LLC

Rick Spencer

Bitnami

Sarah Allen

Google

Steven Dake

NetApp

Tammy Butow

Gremlin

Timothy Chen

Cloudera

Vasu Chandrasekhara

SAP SE

Xiang Li

Alibaba

Xiang is a Senior Staff Engineer at Alibaba, responsible for improving software infrastructure.

Xu Wang

Hyper

Yaron Haviv

iguazio

Yong Tang

Infoblox

Yuri Shkuro

Uber

Zou Nengren

China Mobile Communications Group