CNCF TOC nominations

Bercovici, Val <Valentin.Bercovici@...>

Hello fellow members,

Happy 2016!

I wish to nominate Douglas Nassaur from AT&T for the TOC.  See rationale below.

-Val Bercovici
Cloud CTO, NetApp
CNCF Governing Board Member

Doug’s experience and vision are highly aligned with the CNCF’s around inclusive, open, multi-cloud ecosystems for Cloud Native Apps - particularly in the networking domains. To wit:

Douglas Nassaur is a General Manager at AT&T and Lead Principal Technical Architect in the Technology Design and Architecture organization. Doug focuses on AT&T Integrated Cloud, Domain 2.0 and API Platforms and services. Doug drives strategy, planning, execution and architecture efforts in the areas of Target State Architecture, Target State Architecture Governance, and the Cloud Computing Platform Center of Excellence.

Doug represents AT&T at both the Open Container Initiative (OCI) and the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), efforts coordinated by the Linux Foundation to drive standards and collaboration to support Cloud Native Computing. As part of his responsibilities, he leads efforts to align POC and development initiatives with architecture to achieve strategic goals leading innovation across Technology Architecture, Technology Development and Operations organizations.

Doug leads the Target State Architecture and Governance Board, Northbound API Governance Board, the Cloud Computing Center of Excellence and the Cloud Native Computing Center of Excellence.

Doug co-developed the Cloud Computing Boot Camp education series and the 2015 Cloud Developer Silver Certification, serving as lead instructor in the 2013 and 2014 leader led sessions across AT&T. He is the lead inventor on the AT&T Cloud Delivery Platform (CDP) patent.

Doug drives results through ensuring delivery, architecture and operations teams align on next method of operations architecture fulfilling requirements of AT&T strategic initiatives, vision, technology portfolio and roadmap. Prior to joining AT&T in 2012, Doug founded a venture capital backed startup focused on pioneering advancements in cloud computing, virtualization and next generation delivery of Cloud enabled applications. Doug served as Vice President of Technical Operations for E*TRADE where he was responsible for global operations of the company’s technical trading and financial services platforms. Doug held Director and senior roles with industry leading companies across telecommunications, financial services and manufacturing.