Technical Oversight Committee

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

The TOC functions include:

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

TOC representatives

Alena Prokharchyk

Apple

Alena is a Software Engineer at Apple. She drives the architecture and implementation of Kubernetes and CNCF technologies within Apple’s cloud infrastructure team. Alena has more than 10 years of experience developing…

Cornelia Davis

Amazon

Cornelia has been working in IT systems for several decades with the last 10 years focused on DevOps platforms. She was part of the team that brought Cloud Foundry to the industry…

Davanum Srinivas

VMWare

Davanum Srinivas (a.k.a Dims) is a Staff Engineer with VMware working full time on Kubernetes and related projects at CNCF. Dims is on the Kubernetes Steering Committee and actively involved in various…

Dave Zolotusky

Platform Engineer at Spotify

Dave is an engineer in Spotify’s Platform team, where his focus has been core infrastructure, the data platform, and Spotify’s use of cloud services

Erin Boyd

Apple

I have been an active member of the TOC as a contributor from it’s inception. I have led and participated discussions on how to improve the impact of the CNCF through the…

Justin Cormack

Docker

Justin is the CTO at Docker. He is passionate about software development, security, and the open source community.

Lei (Harry) Zhang

Alibaba Group

Lei is a member and co-maintainer of the Kubernetes community and is now co-leading the Kubernetes & OSS effort at Alibaba Group.

Liz Rice

Isovalent (TOC Chair)

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

Ricardo Rocha

CERN

Ricardo is a Computing Engineer in the CERN cloud team focusing on containerized deployments, networking and more recently machine learning platforms. He has led for several years the internal effort to transition…

Saad Ali

Google

Saad Ali is a staff software engineer at Google where he works on the open-source Kubernetes project. He joined the project in December 2014, and has led the development of the Kubernetes…

Sheng Liang

Rancher

Sheng Liang is a co-founder and CEO of Rancher Labs, where he has led the Rancher team to develop a number of popular open source projects, including: 1) Rancher, an open-source container…

TOC contributors

Alex Chircop

Andres Vega

SPIFFE/SPIRE

Andrew Hobden

Andy Santosa

Ayrat Khayretdinov

Google

Ayrat (a.k.a Archy) is a Hybrid Cloud and Application Modernization Specialist at Google.

Bartłomiej Płotka

Red Hat

Bartek Plotka is a Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat with a background in SRE, currently working on Observability. As the co-author of the CNCF Thanos project and core maintainer of various…

Bassam Tabbara

Bora Ozkan

Calvin Weng

PingCAP

Cathy Zhang

Chase Pettet

Christopher Liljenstople

Clinton Kitson

Darren Ratcliffe

Davanum Srinivas

VMWare

Davanum Srinivas (a.k.a Dims) is a Staff Engineer with VMware working full time on Kubernetes and related projects at CNCF. Dims is on the Kubernetes Steering Committee and actively involved in various…

Dave Zolotusky

Platform Engineer at Spotify

Dave is an engineer in Spotify’s Platform team, where his focus has been core infrastructure, the data platform, and Spotify’s use of cloud services

David McKay

Equinix Metal

David is a Senior Developer Advocate at Equinix Metal and a member of the Kubernetes org and release team. As a professional technology magpie, David was an early adopter of cloud, container,…

Deyuan Deng

Drew Rapenchuk

Dustin Kirkland

Eduardo Silva

Erin Boyd

Apple

I have been an active member of the TOC as a contributor from it’s inception. I have led and participated discussions on how to improve the impact of the CNCF through the…

Gergely Csatári

Geri Jennings

Gilbert Song

Jeff Zhang

Yunify

Jeyappragash JJ

Jia Xuan

China Mobile Research Institute

Jia is a project manager for China Mobile Research Institute in China, working on edge computing and NFV (5G using cloud native technology).

Jinming Yue

Joe Beda

VMware

Joe is a Principal Engineer at VMware. Joe arrived at VMware via the acquisition of Heptio, a leader in the cloud native movement and a company that he co-founded. Previously, at Google,…

John Hillegass

Capital One

Jonghyuk Jong Choi

Josef Adersberger

Joseph Jacks

Joseph is the founder and GP of OSS Capital, Open Core Summit, Aljabr, KubeCon, and Kismatic. He previously worked at Mesosphere, Enstratius, TIBCO Software and Talend.

Josh Bernstein

Justin Cappos

Justin Cormack

Docker

Justin is the CTO at Docker. He is passionate about software development, security, and the open source community.

Kevin Wang (Zefeng)

Huawei

Kevin Wang is a contributor in the CNCF community since its beginning, co-founder of the KubeEdge and Volcano projects, and leader of the Cloud Native Open Source Team at Huawei. Kevin has contributed to Kubernetes upstream…

Lachlan Evenson

Microsoft

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

Lee Calcote

Lee is an innovative thought leader, passionate about developer platforms and management software for clouds, containers, infrastructure and applications.

Lei (Harry) Zhang

Alibaba Group

Lei is a member and co-maintainer of the Kubernetes community and is now co-leading the Kubernetes & OSS effort at Alibaba Group.

Louis Fourie

Matt Farina

Matthew Fornaciari

Matthew Giassa

Cisco

Nick Chase

Pengfei Ni

Philip Lombardi

Quinton Hoole

Randy Abernethy

RX-M

Randy is a Managing Partner at RX-M, a global cloud native advisory and training firm in the founding classes of Kubernetes Certified Service Providers (KCSP) and Kubernetes Training Providers (KTP).

Ricardo Aravena

Richard Hartmann

Grafana Labs

Rick Spencer

Sarah Allen

Siddharth Bhadri

Sidhant Bhayana

SiriusXM-Pandora

Steven Dake

Tammy Butow

Timothy Chen

Vasu Chandrasekhara

Yaron Haviv

Marketing Contact Founder and CTO

Yin Ding

Yong Tang

Yuri Shkuro

Zhipeng Huang

Zou Nengren