Pepper is a Senior Staff Engineer in VMware’s Open Source Technology Center, specializing in Linux and open source systems development. He is the team lead for open orchestration and containers and acts as the VMware community liaison to Kubernetes. In this capacity, he’s participated in both the SIG-Release and SIG-Contributor-Experience as well as several other working groups. Tim holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and an M.S. in Computer Science from Portland State University.