Christopher Ferris

Christopher Ferris

CTO of Open Technology

Christopher Ferris is the Chair of Hyperledger’s Technical Steering Committee, an IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO of Open Technology in the IBM Cloud organization. He is also a lead maintainer of the Hyperledger Fabric project. He has been involved in the architecture, design, and engineering of distributed systems for most of his 36+ year career in IT and has been actively engaged in open standards and open source development since 1999.

He has overall technical responsibility for all of IBM’s strategic open technology initiatives, including OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, Hyperledger, Open Container Initiative, Cloud Native Computing Foundation, Mesos, Node.js and Docker.