The Open Compute Project Foundation would like to thank all of the candidates who participated in this Project Lead (PL) Call for Nominations. Several candidates came forward for these volunteer positions. Those that met our Eligibility Criteria have moved forward as suitable candidates. Those that were not able to meet the criteria this term, we strongly encourage you to get involved in our Communities and if the opportunity arises for a Sub-Project or Work stream leader position, we will be sure to reach out to you directly. The candidate(s) are announced below in the table in Blue.
Action: Your Primary POC will be receiving a voting link (via Google Forms) either today or tomorrow. Please remind your primary point of contact to vote! They are counting on you! If you would like to know who your POC is, please contact Archna Haylock at archna.haylock@....
Changes to the Voting Process:
As with our IC Elections, Project Elections will follow the same process now. Voting Keys will be distributed via the Primary Point of Contact (POC) listed in the Membership Agreement or appointed by the Member Company.
Community level Members will have 1 key to vote per position.The POC will provide 1 unique corporate email address that will be eligible to vote on behalf of the company.
Silver level Members will have 2 keys to vote per position. The POC will provide 2 unique corporate email addresses that will be eligible to vote on behalf of the company. If only 1 email is provided, that vote will be counted twice.
Gold level Members will have 3 keys to vote per position. The POC will provide 3 unique corporate email addresses that will be eligible to vote on behalf of the company. If less than 3 emails are provided, the first vote will be counted multiple times to account for the balance.
Platinum level Members will have 4 keys to vote per position. The POC will provide 4 unique corporate email addresses that will be eligible to vote on behalf of the company. If less than 4 emails are provided, the first vote will be counted multiple times to account for the balance.
Thank you to the Current Team Members
As an open community, the success of OCP is due to the tireless work of our members who generously give of their time and expertise. We want to recognize those individuals who are stepping down from their roles. These individuals have helped to shape OCP strategically and scaled these communities into their current thriving state. Their vision made sure that OCP made a global impact from a total solutions perspective:
Networking Project: Omar Baldonado (Meta), Roopa Prabhu (NVidia)
Open System Firmware Project: Ryan O’Leary (Google)
Rack and Power Project: Caleb Lusk (Rittal)
Security Project: Nate Klein (Google)
Server Project: Shailaja Malladi (Microsoft)
Storage Project: Dave Landsman (WDC)
Telco Project: Marko Hokkanen (Nokia)
Thank you for all that you have done for the OCP Community! Your involvement, expertise and leadership has shaped OCP into the successful Community it is today.
Monday, July 18th - Voting Phase Begins
Friday, July 29th - Voting Phase Ends
Monday, August 1st - New Leads Announced
August 4th - August 22nd - Transition/On-Boarding of New Project Leads
Thurs August 4th - First Meeting with Incubation Committee
August 22nd - New Project Leads assume Project Responsibilities
Please see the Project Lead nominees (either solo or team) for the 2022-2024 Term. Please note that elections will only take place if there are more than 1 eligible candidates/teams that are running for the position. Some projects are not holding elections since the candidate/team are running uncontested.
Choice #1: Barak Gafni (Nvidia) and Ravindra Sunkad (Meta)
Choice #2: Mike Lane (Amazon)
Open System Firmware
Choice #1 : Anjaneya "Reddy" Chagam (Intel) and Jonathan Zhang (Meta)
Choice #2: Mallik Bulusu (Microsoft)
Choice #1: Amber Huffman (Google) and Ross Stenfort (Meta)
Choice #2: Mike Allison (Samsung)
Choice #3: Shane Kavanagh (Microsoft)
UNCONTESTED TEAMS/INDIVIDUALS PROJECT LEADS for the 2022-2024 Term!
CONGRATULATIONS to the below Individuals and Team who ran uncontested and are now leading some of our Projects!
Don Mitchell (Victaulic) and Sean Sivapalan (Intel)
Data Center Facility
Brett Lehman (PCX) and Madhusudan (Google)
Hemal Shah (Broadcom) and Bob Stevens (Dell)
Rack and Power
Hamid Keyani (Meta) and Steve Moore (Rittal)
Bryan Kelly (Microsoft) and
Jeff Anderson (Google)
John Stuewe (Dell) and Mark A Shaw (Microsoft)
Time Appliance Project (TAP)
Ahmad Byagowi (Meta)
Ripen Checker (Cisco) and Loren Staley (Edgecore)