About Chris

Chris is the CTO of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, where many of open source technologies being used to build the future of cloud computing are incubated and built. Before CNCF, he ran DevRel at the Linux Foundation and was Executive Director of the Open Container Initiative. And those are just the most recent entries in a 20+ year career intimately entwined with open source software. Chris is passionate about the power of OSS to impact the world works to make it true every day.

Chris is based in Austin and works with our open source founders on what it takes to build and grow successful open source projects, communities, and companies.