Outreach Committee

The Outreach Committee oversees the evangelism, communications, and events of the TARS Foundation. Its members are made of representatives from TARS Foundation Members, aiming to promote and evangelize the TARS ecosystem and projects.

Its functions include

  1. The Outreach Committee will be responsible for the design, development and execution of community outreach efforts on behalf of the Governing Board.
  2. The Outreach Committee is expected to coordinate closely with the Governing Board and technical communities to maximize the outreach and visibility of the Technical Projects throughout the industry.

The Outreach Committee will include one appointed voting representative from each Premier Member. Each General Member may appoint a non-voting representative to observe and contribute ideas to the Outreach Committee.

Frank Wang
software engineering director at Ampere
Frank is software engineering director at Ampere focusing on software, firmware solution and ecosystem efforts. Frank spent majority of his past 18 year career leading lots of enterprise software engineering efforts at Intel and most recently at Linaro on Arm open source ecosystem before joining Ampere.
Jim Xu
Principal Engineer at Zenlayer
Jim Xu is a principal Engineer at Zenlayer. Zenlayer is an innovative company in the Edge Cloud business. Before joining Zenlayer, he was a Tech Leader in Cisco’s flagship products, a Principal Engineer at Futurewei Technologies enterprise Networking and Edge Computing products. He also partnered with several companies before, on the Edge Computing IoT and on Decentralized Cloud. He has been granted over 20 US and international patents. He was actively involved in early DPDK and ODL projects, and advocated Edge Infrastructure, Distributed Storage, Hyperledger technologies across with other partners.
Marco Palladino
co-founder and CTO of Kong
Marco Palladino is an inventor, software developer and Internet entrepreneur based in San Francisco, California. He is the co-founder and CTO of Kong, the leading cloud connectivity company that created widely adopted open source projects such as Kong Gateway, Kuma and Insomnia. Besides being a core maintainer, Marco is currently responsible for the design and delivery of the Kong products, while also providing the technical thought leadership around APIs and microservices within Kong and the external community. Marco was also the co-founder of Mashape, which started in 2010 and is today the largest API marketplace in the world.
Ming Wen
API7.ai - Co-Founder
Co-founder & CEO of api7.ai, VP of Apache APISIX project, Apache Skywalking committer, TOC member of TARS Foundation, Tencent Cloud TVP, former founder of 360 Open Source Committee, former chair of the OpenResty Software Foundation.
Qing Lin
Chair of Outreach Committee
member of Tencent Open Source Operation Working Group, member of TARS Foundation Outreach Committee, contributor to TARS projects.
Teddy Chan
CEO of AfterShip
CEO of Aftership, software engineer & serial Entrepreneur with 10+ years eCommerce experience
Tina Tsou
Enterprise Architect, Arm
Tina Tsou is an innovator and a visionary with far-reaching accomplishments within the technical engineering realm. As Arm’s Enterprise Architect, Tina serves in the highly visible Technical Lead role for the Enterprise Open Source Enablement team, where she analyzes, designs, and implements robust strategies to establish first tier status for Arm’s architecture within open source communities and projects. Tina also serves as Arm’s Edge Computing Team Lead. As the company’s open source thought leader, she builds powerful partnerships with and influences open source communities in support of multiple architectures. Tina previously served as the Digital Domain Expert (Connectivity) for Philips Lighting, where she implemented NB-IoT in an outdoor carrier project with China Mobile and Huawei. She released Bluetooth + ZigBee combo chip architecture and delivered connectivity hardware/software platform (ZigBee 3.0, Wi-Fi).
William Xu
Co-founder and CMO of Eolinker
William Xu is the co-founder and CMO of Eolinker. Eolinker is an innovative company focusing on enterprise API ecosystem services. Before he founded eolinker, he worked in a number of Fortune 500 companies as a professional project and marketing manager,and successively founded a number of Internet companies with success. He also holds a dual master's degree in marketing from the University of Hong Kong,and currently responsible for the marketing, branding and open source community of the company.