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

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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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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Brian Grant

Google

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

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Bryan Cantrill

Joyent

Bryan Cantrill is the CTO at Joyent, where he oversees worldwide development of the SmartOS and SmartDataCenter platforms, and the Node.js platform.

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Camille Fournier

Two Sigma

Camille Fournier is the head of Platform Engineering at Two Sigma.

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Jonathan Boulle

nStack

Jonathan works at nStack and is an advisor to CoreOS.

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Ken Owens

Mastercard

Ken Owens is the Vice President for Digital Native Architecture at Mastercard.

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Quinton Hoole

Huawei

Quinton is Technical Vice President at Huawei, where he provides technical and organizational leadership and guidance across all of Huawei’s cloud computing efforts, including public and private cloud, edge cloud, IoT, PaaS, IaaS and SaaS.

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Sam Lambert

Github

Sam is the Senior Director of Infrastructure Engineering at GitHub.

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TOC Contributors

Alex Chircop

StorageOS

Andy Santosa

eBay

Ara Pulido

Bitnami

Bassam Tabbara

Upbound

Bob Wise

Samsung SDS

Cathy Zhang

Huawei

Chase Pettet

Wikimedia

Christopher Liljenstople

Tigera

Clinton Kitson

Dell

Dan Wilson

Concur

Darren Ratcliffe

Atos

Deyuan Deng

Caicloud

Doug Davis

IBM

Drew Rapenchuk

Bloomberg

Dustin Kirkland

Canonical

Eduardo Silva

Treasure Data

Erin Boyd

RedHat

Gergely Csatari

Nokia

Ghe Rivero

Independent

Gou Rao

Portworx

Ian Crosby

Container Solutions

Jonghyuk Jong Choi

NCSoft

Joseph Jacks

Independant

Josh Bernstein

Dell

Lachlan Evenson

Microsoft

Lee Calcote

SolarWinds

Lei Zhang

Zhejiang University

Louis Fourie

Huawei

Naadir Jeewa

The Scale Factory

Nick Chase

Mirantis

Philip Lombardi

Datawire

Quinton Hoole

Huawei

Randy Abernethy

RX-M LLC

Rick Spencer

Bitnami

Sarah Allen

Google

Timothy Chen

Hyperpilot

Xu Wang

Hyper

Yaron Haviv

iguazio

Yong Tang

Infoblox

Yuri Shkuro

Uber