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Chris Aniszczyk

The Linux Foundation and CTO of CNCF
Vice President of Developer Relations
Chris Aniszczyk is an open source executive and engineer with a passion for building a better world through open collaboration. He is currently a VP at the Linux Foundation, where he co-founded the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and currently serves as CTO. Furthermore, he's a partner at Capital Factory, where he focuses on mentoring, advising and investing in open source and infrastructure focused startups. Throughout his career, he has worked at the intersection of open source, internet scale organizations and the enterprise. At Twitter, he created its open source program/strategy and led its open source efforts to change the infrastructure industry. For many years, he served on the Eclipse Foundation's Board of Directors, representing the committer community and the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee. In a previous life, he bootstrapped an open source startup, made many mistakes, and led and hacked on many developer tooling and Linux related projects.