The Governing Board is the primary decision making forum for SODA foundation and oversees business decisions, budgets, outreach, marketing/events, trademarks, etc.
The Governing Board Representatives
Steven Tan, Chair
VP & CTO Cloud Solution, Storage at Futurewei where he is responsible for open source strategy and collaboration.
Yuji Yazawa, Vice-Chair
Principal Engineer / Group Manager. Responsible for researching & designing hybrid cloud infrastructure for connected vehicles
Xin Zhong, Treasurer
CTO, China Unicom. He is in charge of team that is working for public, private and multi-cloud management products.
STSM and Researcher - Cloud, IoT, Analytics at IBM Research. Working on setting the strategic vision and technical architecture.
Manager, Fujitsu. In charge of the planning and development of new IT platform services in the fields of storage, cloud-native, AI, and IoT and open source technologies.
Technology Development, Storage Engineer - NTT Communications. He has worked on the storage service/solution for the telecom carrier.
Principal Engineer and Chief SDS Architect, Intel. He is responsible for developing software-defined storage strategy, architecture, and technology initiatives.
The Advisory Board
Yoshiya Eto, Advisor
Principal Architect Processor System BU, Fujitsu Ltd.