The maintainers of Linkerd has announced the creation of the Linkerd Steering Committee. The committee will expand Linkerd’s stewardship to its end user community, reinforcing the project’s commitment to open governance and a user-centered roadmap.

The first steering committee meeting will be in February and is open to everyone.

By formally representing the voice of the Linkerd user community, the steering committee will play a vital role in gathering, collating, and prioritizing feedback from users to ensure Linkerd’s roadmap continues to focus on solving concrete, immediate problems for current and future adopters.

Members of the Linkerd Steering Committee members are required to be current production users of Linkerd, and will be selected for, among other factors, operational experience with the project.

Initial committee members include Chris Campbell, Cloud Platform Architect, HP; Christian H√ľning, Director of Cloud Technologies, finleap connect; Justin Turner, Director of Engineering, H-E-B; and Wiliam King, CTO and Co-founder, Subspace.

All Linkerd Steering Committee meetings will take place publicly and recordings will be made available.

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