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Phil Estes Technical Oversite Board at Open Container Initiative


Phil is a Senior Technical Staff Member in the office of the CTO of IBM Watson & Cloud Platform. Phil is a core contributor and maintainer on Docker's Moby Project container engine where he has contributed key features like user namespace support and multi-platform image capabilities. Phil is also a founding maintainer of the CNCF containerd project, and participates in the Open Container Initiative (OCI) as a member of the Technical Oversight Board (TOB) and contributor to the development of runc/libcontainer. He is also a member of the Moby Project Technical Steering Committee (TSC).

Phil speaks regularly at industry conferences and meetups and enjoys helping customers and developers alike understand the fast changing container ecosystem. Phil is a member of the Docker Captains program and maintains an active blog on container topics at You can find him on Twitter tweeting away as @estesp.

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