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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Mike Bursell

Chief Security Architect

Mike Bursell joined Red Hat in August 2016 in the Office of the CTO, following roles working on security, virtualisation and networking. After training in software engineering, he specialised in distributed systems and security, and has worked in architecture and technical strategy for the past few years.

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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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Seth Knox

Outreach Committee Chair

Seth is the Vice President of Marking at Fortanix and leads the Outreach Committee for the Confidential Computing Consortium. Fortanix solves cloud security and privacy challenges, allowing customers to securely operate even the most sensitive applications without having to trust their infrastructure.

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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

General Member’s Representative to the Governing Board

Richard is a Senior Security Architect at Fortanix and currently General Member’s Representative to the Governing Board of the Confidential Computing Consortium.

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Staff

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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