The Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) is the primary decision making forum for SODA projects and serves to set the overall technical direction and strategy for SODA.

Its functions include:

  • defining and maintaining the technical vision for the SODA
  • defining SODA project releases and roadmap  
  • overseeing architecture across projects 
  • approving new projects, aligning projects and removing or archiving projects,
  • gathering feedback from End User Committee and mapping to projects,
  • overseeing standardization efforts
  • defining common practices to be implemented across SODA projects.

The TOC Representatives

Rakesh Jain, Co-Chair

IBM

STSM and Researcher - Cloud, IoT, Analytics at IBM Research

Kei Kusunoki, Co-Chair

NTT Communications

Technology Development, Storage Engineer - NTT Communications. He has worked on the storage service/solution for the telecom carrier.

Vinod Eswaraprasad

Wipro / SNIA

Chief Architect, and Global Practice Head, Wipro Technologies

Sheng Lin Wu

ProphetStor

Director of Engineering, ProphetStor Data Services

Hiroki Kimura

Fujitsu

Software Engineer, Fujitsu

Masanori Itoh

Toyota Motor Corporation

Principal Researcher, Toyota Motor Corporation

Xin Zhong

China Unicom

CTO, China Unicom. He is in charge of team that is working for public, private and multi-cloud management products.

Sanil Kumar D.

Huawei Technologies

Chief Architect, Huawei Technologies and Architectural Workgroup Lead at SODA Foundation

Kiran Mova

MayaData

Chief Architect, MayaData

Prashant Mishra

Click2Cloud Inc.

Founder and CEO, Click2Cloud Inc.

Yusuf Yildiz

LinBit

Solutions Architect, LinBit

The Architecture Workgroup Representatives

Goal

  • Drive Detailed Architecture and Design for SODA Projects
  • Architecture Guidelines or inputs for SODA Landscape projects
  • Align the technology direction with TOC
  • Propose SIGs for specific domains
  • New Project Proposals
  • Project Level Appointments (Committer, Maintainers …) and sync with TOC

Sanil Kumar D., Lead

Huawei Technologies

Chief Architect, Huawei Technologies and Architectural Workgroup Lead at SODA Foundation

Stefano Maffuli

Scality

Sr. Dir. Marketing & Community, Scality.

Pankaj Deshpande

IBM

IBM India

Yusuf Yildiz

LinBit

Solutions Architect, LinBit

Kiran Mova

MayaData

Chief Architect, MayaData

Yusuke Sato

Yahoo! JAPAN

Engineer, Yahoo! JAPAN