Officers

Stephen Walli

Governing Board Chair

Stephen is a principal program manager working in the Azure team at Microsoft and leads the Governing Board for the Confidential Computing Consortium. Prior to that he was a Distinguished Technologist at Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

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Dave Thaler

Technical Advisory Council Chair

Dave Thaler is a Software Architect at Microsoft, where he works on IoT security.  Dave has over 25 years of standards body experience and currently chairs the IETF group on Software Update for IoT, as well as the Confidential Computing Consortium's Technical Advisory Council. He previously served as a member of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) for 11 years.

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Jethro Beekman

Technical Advisory Council Vice-chair

Jethro G. Beekman is Vice-chair of the Technical Advisory Council and works on next-generation cloud computing security at Fortanix.

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Richard Searle

Chair of the End-User Advisory Council and General Member’s Representative to the Governing Board

Richard is the Customer Solutions Director at Fortanix and currently the Chair of the End-User Advisory Council as well as General Member’s Representative to the Governing Board of the Confidential Computing Consortium.

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David Greene

Outreach Committee Chair

David Greene is the Chief Revenue Officer at Fortanix and leads the Outreach Committee for the Confidential Computing Consortium. David has over 20 years of executive and hands-on experience bringing enterprise and service provider customers cloud, security, SaaS, IT automation, DevOps, and other great technologies.

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Eric Voit

General Member’s Representative to the Governing Board

Eric Voit is a Principal Engineer within Cisco's Enterprise Group. Throughout his 30+ year career in the networking industry Eric has developed, standardized, and driven new technologies to market. These include event-based network Telemetry, architectures for Carrier Ethernet, remote access to VPNs, PPPoE for Broadband, and the first VoIP offering by a major U.S. local telephone carrier. Eric has 100+ US and International patents / patents pending and five IETF RFCs. Eric also runs a Cisco internal venture capital fund.

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Marc Meunier

Premier Member Representative to the Governing Board

Marc leads Ecosystem Development projects at Arm as part of the Infrastructure Line of Business. Marc is part of the Ecosystem Development team at Arm, leading projects with partners in the field of security and networking. Marc is involved in a number of Linux Foundation projects including Parsec and Project Magma. He is representing Arm on the governing board as well as the outreach committee of the Confidential Computing Consortium.

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Staff

Ashley Weltz

Project Cooridinator

Ashley Weltz is a project coordinator at the Linux Foundation working on the Confidential Computing Consortium.

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Stephano Cetola

Technical Program Manager

Stephano Cetola is a technical program manager at the Linux Foundation working on the Confidential Computing Consortium.

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