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Tim Hockin

Principal Software Engineer
Tim is a Principal Software Engineer at Google, where he works on the Kubernetes, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), and Anthos. He has been working on Kubernetes since before it was announced, and mostly pays attention to topics like APIs, networking, storage, nodes, multi-cluster, resource isolation, and cluster sharing. He is a Chair for sig-networking and provides the community with thorough reviews as an expert in these areas. Many in the community know Tim as ‘ thockin’. Before Kubernetes, he worked on Google's Borg and Omega projects, and before that he enjoyed playing at the boundary between hardware and software in Google's production fleet.