Phil is a Distinguished Engineer in the Office of the CTO for the IBM Cloud Platform, guiding IBM’s architecture strategy for containers and Linux.
Phil is currently an active contributor and maintainer for the CNCF containerd runtime project, and participates in the Open Container Initiative (OCI) as a member of the Technical Oversight Board (TOB). Phil was a long-time core contributor and maintainer on the Docker engine project where he contributed key features like user namespace support and multi-platform image capabilities.
Phil enjoys helping others, both internally at IBM and externally with customers and conference participants, to understand and apply container and cloud native concepts. Phil speaks worldwide at industry conferences and meetups, and is a member of the CNCF Ambassadors program. He maintains an active blog on container topics at https://integratedcode.us and you can find him on Twitter tweeting away as @estesp.
MSc in Software Engineering, 1998
The University of Texas at Austin
BSc in Computer Engineering, 1994
Florida Institute of Technology