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Hans Arthur Kielland Aanesen, President, IT & Integration AS
Hans Arthur Kielland Aanesen has many years of experience in system
integration and networking relevant to the TOS project. Much of his
over the last couple years have been in the area of Enterprise Resource
Planning and Portal Technology. His experience in service integration,
engineering, production, sale, logistic and installation will be an
important contribution to enabling the services in an OASIS Template
super portal. Over the last 10 years, his work has been dominated by
and platform independent solutions based on international
handling different process control busses and TCP/IP networking. He has
participating in international standardization work in this area ending
with EIA-721 standard (Electronic Industries Association). Along with
team in Romania, he has developed a special Process Server based on the
EIA-721 standard. He has extensive experience in SW development both on
microprocessor technology, mini computers and main frames. He has developed his own Real Time operating systems and bus protocols ahead of his
international standardization work in CIC. He was also the founder of
Process AS in Norway delivering energy control systems to the utility
industry and co-founder of Integrasoft Srl in Romania, specialists in
and video streaming along with home automation. He has a Master of
in Engineering Cybernetics from The Norwegian University of Science and
Technology and is running his own consultant company, IT & Integration AS
Anjali Anagol-Subbarao, Chief Architect, Hewlett Packard
Anjali Anagol-Subbarao is a Chief Architect, IDM working on Identity Management and SOA. Anjali has led the first SOA/Web services implementation at HP for enabling real-time order fulfillment of personal computer products through online retail channels. She is the author of the book on SOA/Web services published through Prentice Hall and HP Books. She has four patents pending in Web services. Anjali has spoken at many industry events and has written numerous technical papers on SOA. Anjali Anagol-Subbarao has worked in the IT industry for 12 years in architecting IT solutions in the areas of SAP, J2EE, SOA/Web services, Identity Management area.
William Barnhill, Associate (XML, Emerging Technologies, Web Services, Java, Ruby), Booz Allen Hamilton
William Barnhill is with Booz Allen Hamilton and is based in Rome, New
He has over fourteen years experience in software engineering, and
specializes in leveraging emerging XML technologies for commercial and
government applications. Bill is an original member of the XDI (XRI
Interchange) Technical Committee and an advisory member of the XRI
(Extensible Resource Identifier) Technical Committee at OASIS.
Steve Betts, Chief Information Officer, Aon Re Global
Steve Betts is Chief Information Officer of Aon Re Global, a business
of Aon Corporation. Since joining Aon in July 2003, Steve has worked in
the UK and US, developing an IT strategy designed to address Aon Re
critical business imperatives, with a particular focus on client and
facing services. Steve has spearheaded the development of a
Web Services Messaging capability, based upon ACORD standards, which is
of the cornerstones of this strategy. Additionally, he led the global
initiative to establish e-business technology standards and to build
global e-business platform. Prior to joining Aon, Steve led large-scale
financial and operational system implementations. In addition to his
extensive work within the financial services industry, he has also
across the oil and gas, public utilities and health care sectors as a
consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Lante Corporation and CSC.
an active volunteer with Umoja Student Development Corporation, a
based non-profit dedicated to improving higher education opportunities
underprivileged youth. He received his undergraduate degree in
and Management Science from University of Manchester in Manchester,
Terrence Brady, Consulting Software Engineer, LexisNexis
Terry Brady has a BS in General Science with Computer Science from the University of Notre Dame. Terry has worked on a variety of editorial system projects with LexisNexis since 1990 with a specialization in metadata management, data conversion and stylesheet processing. Terry has led software development efforts on several XML-related initiatives since 1999. Terry is a Distinguished Toastmaster.
Rex Brooks, Executive Director, Humanmarkup.org, Inc.
A Fine Art graduate of the University of California Berkeley, Rex Brooks has pursued an extensive and wide-ranging career in Advertising Art Direction, Corporate Identity and Graphic Design. Ongoing interests include applications of Computer Technology in design and applying concepts from Psychology, Sociology and Advertising in the area of Semantics and Semiotics for the purposes of improving the fidelity of communications in digital information systems. This led to his involvement as co-chair of the OASIS HumanMarkup Technical Committee helping to create the Human Markup Language. Since 1988, Rex has also pursued the development of 3D technologies for print, film, video, multimedia and the worldwide web. This led to a brief stint teaching Intermediate 3D Computer Modeling and Animation and also led him to co-found the Content Development Working Group of the Web 3D Consortium. Rex is a co-founder Humanmarkup.org, Inc. a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation which he serves as Executive Director. Rex serves as co-chair of the OASIS Emergency Messages and Notifications SC of the Emergency Management TC. He is a member of the Web Services for Remote Portlets TC, Service-Oriented Architecture Reference Model TC, chair of the Human Physical Characteristics Description Markup Language (HPCDML) Subcommittee (SC) of the HumanMarkup TC, and is a member of the International Health Continuum TC. These activities contibute to improving interoperability as well as the fidelity of communications. Rex is also the President and CEO of Starbourne Communications Design.
David Burdett, Lead Architect, Industry Standards, SAP Labs, United States
Bio will be posted soon.
Robert Carpenter, Senior Program Manager, Intel Corporation
Robert E. Carpenter joined Intel in 1997 after a 20-year career as an
attorney, retiring as district attorney of Greene County, NY in 1996.
many years, he taught mathematics at Bard College and later law at
Law School. After joining Intel, he focused on the development of
architectural frameworks and most recently has been responsible for the
definition of process automation architecture across the business
His current interests include process algebras and the application of
formal representation theory to virtualized process and infrastructure. Today,
Robert is the Service Oriented Enterprise [SOE] architect within the
organization which focuses on shaping the SOE vision and a member of IT
Research where he leads the Infrastructure Virtualization research
His e-mail is robert.e.carpenter at intel.com.
Martin Chapman, Ph.D., Consulting Member Technical Staff, Oracle
Martin Chapman, joined Oracle Corporation in 2002 where he holds the position of Consulting Member Technical Staff and focuses on Web Services standards activities. This role has involved him in a plethora of Web Service activities within W3C, OASIS, WS-I, and ISO. He currently chairs the W3C Web Services Choreography Working Group and the OASIS Web Services Composite Application Framework TC. Martin gained a Ph.D. in Distributed Computing from Oxford Polytechnic and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK, in 1989. From 1989 to 1996 he worked at BT Laboratories, Martlesham Heath, UK, where his principal task was in applying distributed object technology to the telecommunications industry. He joined IONA Technologies in 1996 and served as their prime representative to the OMG. During that time he authored several CORBA specifications and was elected to be a member of the OMG Architecture Board.
Lloyd A. Chumbley, Assistant Vice President, Standards, ACORD
Lloyd Chumbley leads the technical and implementation branch of ACORD's Standards Department. Working closely with members, Lloyd is instrumental in bridging the gap between development and deployment of the Standards. Due to his experience, he is a frequent speaker at events around the globe, sharing his hands-on experience with data standards. Lloyd began at ACORD as the Life & Annuity Program Manager and spearheaded several ACORD initiatives. Prior to joining ACORD, Lloyd served as Chief Technology Officer for Insurance Technologies and was instrumental in the construction of the ForeSight illustration software. His experience involves software development, systems architecture, database administration, and communications expertise in health care, life insurance, and P&C insurance.
William Cox, Ph.D., Individual Member
William Cox has developed enterprise product architectures for Bell Labs, Unix System Labs, Novell, and BEA, and has done related work in OASIS, ebXML, the Java Community Process, OMG, and the IEEE, often working at the boundaries between technology and business requirements. He was lead architect for Unix System V Release 4 and of follow-on highly scalable and secure Unix systems, service-oriented architectures and directory APIs for Novell, Web Services and XML messaging and transaction systems, and other enterprise software. He earned a Ph.D. and M.S. in Computer Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Today Bill concentrates on Transaction technologies, Portal technologies, XML, Web Services, and Java expressions of those standards. He is a member of the OASIS Technical Advisory Board, and of the OASIS Web Services Remote Portal, Business Transaction, and eGovernment Technical Committees in addition to the TAB. He is a past member of the Java Community Process Executive Committee and the OMG Board. He is a co-author of the Business Transaction Processing Primer and of WS-Transaction and WS-Coordination, and has delivered numerous talks on web services, transactions, and Java technologies.
Mark Crawford, Standards Architect, SAP Lab LLC
Mark is a Standards Architect for SAP Labs U.S focusing on semantic data modeling, XML implementations, and vertical and horizontal business standards. Mark has been active in data strategies for a number of years, and XML research and implementation since 1997. He has completed a number of reports for various U.S. government agencies regarding XML and data strategies and implementations. Mark is active in a number of different data and XML standards efforts. He is the editor of the ebXML Core Components Technical Specification being developed by UN/CEFACT and is co-Chair of the companion ISO TC154 ISO 15000-5 CCTS project. He is the Vice Chair of the UN/CEFACT Applied Technologies Group and is Chair of the XML Syntax Working Group. He chairs the UN/CEFACT Harmonization Project and actively participates in UN/CEFACT Methodology groups involved in a variety of areas. Mark was a founding member of the OASIS UBL TC, as well as TC Vice Chair, NDR Subcommittee Chair, and NDR Editor. Mark was also the editor of the ebXML Requirements document and an active member of the ebXML architecture and core components groups. He was the chair of the Joint American National Standards Institute and UN/CEFACT effort to develop internationally standardized core components and he was Vice Chair of the ANSI ASC X12 XML workgroup.
Peter C. Davis, Director and Member of the Technical Staff, Office of the CTO Chief Identity Architect, NeuStar, Inc.
Bio will be posted soon.
Rik Drummond, CEO, Drummond Group Inc.
Rik Drummond is a widely respected authority in the eBusiness industry and a
driving force in the technical standards bodies and vertical industry groups
supporting B2B commerce. Before co-founding Drummond Group Inc. (DGI), the
leading interoperability e-commerce certification company, Rik helped drive
industry-wide adoption for Internet enabled secure messaging, including
standards development consulting and architecture strategies.
Jacques Durand, Ph.D., Director of Engineering and Standards, Fujitsu Software (Symposium Co-Chair)
Jacques Durand, the director of Engineering and Standards at Fujitsu Software, evaluates and promotes XML-related and eBusiness standards, and advises on their use in the enterprise software products at Fujitsu. He has actively been involved in ebXML and Web Services as a member of the OASIS ebXML Messaging Services TC, chair of the OASIS ebXML Implementation, Interoperability and Conformance (IIC) TC, and co-editor of the OASIS WS-Reliability TC. He has an interest in conformance and testing technology, coordinating with OASIS an initiative to facilitate conformance and interoperability testing for OASIS standards. Jacques is actively involved in WS-I (Web Services Interoperability), of which Fujitsu is a co-founder, and chaired its Testing Tools working group. He is also member of the OMG Production Rules Representation BEIDTF. Jacques has more than 25 years of experience in various areas of software, ranging from R & D to commercial products. He holds a Ph.D. from Nancy University (France) in logic programming.
Michael Evanoff, Technical Director, ManTech e-IC
Michael Evanoff serves as a Technical Director for ManTech’s Enterprise Integration Center (e-IC). The center focuses on a wide range of advanced information technology and enterprise integration projects for both the Department of Defense (DoD) and international clients. Michael’s key focus area includes the development of next generation enterprise integration tools, techniques, and methodologies. He participates in industry and government work groups related to enterprise integration technology standards and implementation. Michael is actively involved with multiple OASIS TCs and is a voting member of the OASIS SOA Blueprints TC. In addition to his responsibilities at ManTech, Michael has developed, and is the instructor for the e Commerce and Systems Integration graduate level course. Before joining ManTech, Michael completed his Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering while working as a research associate for the Concurrent Engineering Research Center (CERC), as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) initiative in concurrent engineering (DICE). And prior to CERC, he led the development of the integrated logistics support environment for the V 22 Osprey within Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station. Michael has a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering.
Alistair Farquharson, CTO of Digital Evolution
Alistair Farquharson's skills span many industries and include
implementing system architectures, as well as spearheading initiatives
development / team lead. He is an expert in custom application
distributed environments, architecting scalable hardware and software
applications and systems, and Web services application development. At
Digital Evolution, Alistair spearheads product development and provides
thought leadership to enterprise customers implementing Web Services.
to joining Digital Evolution, he worked at US Interactive, where he was
key advisor to CTOs of many companies regarding Internet architecture
issues. He was also a member of the architectural guiding committee,
helped to design the next generation of Internet architecture.
Chuck Fenton, Principal Research Engineer, Sterling Commerce
Chuck Fenton has over 31 years of experience in IT, including 15 years in e-commerce systems and technology. He researches and analyzes technologies and standards for future e-commerce applications and services. Chuck has contributed to the development of industry standards and protocols in AIAG, OASIS, EAN-UCC and IETF. His leadership positions include AIAG Program Architect for Inventory Visibility and Interoperability and Co-Chair of the Message Routing Work Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Chris Ferris, Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM
Chris Ferris is a Senior Technical Staff Member in IBM's Software
Strategy group. He has been involved in the architecture, design, and
engineering of distributed systems for most of his 25+ year career in
has been actively engaged in open standards development for XML and Web
services since 1999. Chris currently chairs the WS-I Basic Profile
Group, that is responsible for the development of the WS-I Basic
represents IBM on the W3C XML Protocols WG, where he serves as editor.
represents IBM on the OASIS WS-RX TC. He is a former elected member of
OASIS Technical Advisory Board (TAB). Additionally, he is an author and
editor of the WS-Reliable Messaging specification and the IBM RAMP
Simon Frechette, Member of the Manufacturing Systems Integration Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Simon Frechette is a member of the NIST Manufacturing Systems Integration
Division. He has worked in the areas of manufacturing standards
implementation, conformance testing, product data standards, and systems
integration for the last 15 years. Currently, Simon is the group leader for
the Manufacturing Standards Methods Group and manages the NIST Systems
Integration for Manufacturing Applications (SIMA) program, which coordinates
NIST efforts to improve data integration for manufacturing and science
applications. Previous positions include work with Westinghouse and a NIST
internship with Black & Decker Corp. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin (BSME) and the University of Kansas (MSME) and is currently performing graduate work at John's Hopkins University.
Patrick J. Gannon, President and CEO, OASIS
Patrick J. Gannon (email@example.com) is President and CEO of OASIS (Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards); an international not-for-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) whose mission is to drive the development, convergence and adoption of e-Business standards. He has served on the OASIS Board of Directors since July 2000. Patrick has also served since 2000 with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), as Chairman of the Team of Specialists for Internet Enterprise Development, which advises governments in transitional economies on best practices for electronic business. He has worked for BEA Systems, as Senior Vice President in the eCommerce Integration Division. Patrick also served as Vice President of Marketing and Industry Programs at Netfish Technologies and as Vice President of Strategic Programs for the CommerceNet Consortium, directing research and development efforts in new Internet commerce standards such as XML. While at CommerceNet, he was the first Project Leader for RosettaNet and served as Executive Director for the Open Buying on the Internet (OBI) initiative. Patrick is co-author of the book: Building Database-Driven Web Catalogs, and is an international speaker on electronic business and Web Services standards. Patrick is based in Boston.
Robert Glushko, Adjunct Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Robert J. Glushko is an Adjunct Professor at the University of California at Berkeley in the School of Information Management and Systems, the Director of the Center for Document Engineering, and one of the founding faculty members of the Services Science, Management and Engineering program. He has more than twenty-five years of R&D, consulting, and entrepreneurial experience in information management, electronic publishing, Internet commerce, and human factors in computing systems. He founded or co-founded three companies, the last of which was Veo Systems in 1997, which pioneered the use of XML for electronic commerce before its 1999 acquisition by Commerce One. He is a member of the OASIS Board of Directors. He is the co-author (with Tim McGrath of the UBL TC) of "Document Engineering: Document Analysis and Design for Business Informatics and Web Services", published in 2005 by MIT Press.
Ray Harishankar, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Service Area Executive for Architecture & Technology
With over 22 years of industry experience, Ray Harishankar is an information technology professional with substantive and versatile skills and experience in the design, delivery and support of complex solutions integrating many leading technology and process elements, and in technical leadership. Within IBM, Ray has made significant contributions in the area of On Demand architectures, reference architectures, enterprise technology architectures and in the creation of scalable architecture solutions for complex client challenges. Ray is also passionate about growing the technical vitality of practitioners within IBM. In addition to actively mentoring a number of architects around the world, Ray has been instrumental in growing the architect community within IGSI primarily through customized training programs and by providing opportunities for trained architects to gain architecture experience on customer engagements. Ray joined IBM in 1999 as an Executive IT architect. Ray was certified as an IT Architect an invited to the Architecture Certification Board in 2000. Ray was nominated an IBM Distinguished Engineer in April 2003 and during the same year, elected to IBM Academy of Technology. In 2004, Ray received an “Outstanding Technical Achievement Award” for creating a best-practice based e-business reference architecture. As the technology leader within BCS On-Demand leadership team, Ray has been leading work related to bridging business & technology. More specifically, Ray’s focus and contributions have been in the areas of Component Business Modeling, On Demand Operating Environment Architectures and linking Component Business Modeling to Service Oriented Architectures.
Randy Heffner, Vice President, Forrester Application Development & Infrastructure Research Group
Randy Heffner is a vice president in Forrester's Application Development & Infrastructure research group, covering software technical architectures for building enterprise applications. Topics he analyzes include application architecture, service orientation, application-level security, enterprise application security integration (EASI), high-end application design, and enterprise application platform strategy based on Java and Microsoft platforms. His primary research goal is to assist clients in building applications that are secure and resilient in the face of continuous business and technology change. Randy has spent 24 years leading the Development of technical architectures for building enterprise applications. He came to Forrester through its acquisition of Giga Information Group. For 10 years prior to joining Giga, Randy was a chief architect at Sprint, where he led the analysis and introduction of application servers, component architectures, object-oriented development, application security architectures, CORBA, distributed transaction management, and other new technologies. His IT experience also includes technology leadership, management, and application development with a Big Five consultancy and in the retail and litigation support industries.
Erik Hennum, Information Architect, IBM
Erik Hennum is a member of the OASIS DITA Technical Committee and an Information Architect for IBM. For IBM and Informix, he has worked on design and processing of XML and SGML representations of document content, on RDF representations of subject classifications, as well as on taxonomy definition and content classification. Erik has spoken about DITA at the OASIS Symposium and many other events.
Svein Tore Johnsen, CEO in CollBiz International AS and partner in
IT & Integration AS
Svein Tore Johnsen has many years experience working as a specialist
project leader in various automation projects, and for various industry
segments. Before joining CollBiz, he worked for many years in the
industry trying to realize the TMN concept, both on planning,
and research level. After joining CollBiz, Svein had been working for
seafood industry, and is at present Coordinator for the EU project (in
Leonardo program) training for Traceability and Quality in the capture
industry of Europe.
Steve Jones, CTO for Application Development Transformation, Capgemini
Steve Jones is CTO for Application Development Transformation at Capgemini UK and the global sponsor for Capgemini's membership of the OASIS and Java Community Process groups. An active contributor to the open community and standards bodies Steve recently contributed Capgemini's SOA Methodology to OASIS and was part of the industry launch panel at an industry event last year. As a member of the first JAX-RPC group and most recently the Java SE 6 group, Steve has been working actively in Java for over seven years across the globe on mainly large scale integration projects. Steve regularly presents at industry conferences and in 2005 was published in the IEEE Software journal around service definition.
Mick Kerrigan, Researcher, Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI)
Mick Kerrigan is a researcher in the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) located in Leopold-Franz University Innsbruck, Austria. Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Mick holds a B.Sc. from University College Dublin in Computer Science and is currently pursuing his M.Sc. in National University of Ireland Galway. Over the last year he has been primarily involved in the WSMX working group focusing on front-end tools for Semantic Web Services. The primary output of his work has been the Web Services Modeling Toolkit, a collection of tools for Semantic Web Services, focusing on tools for creating and managing WSMO descriptions. Mick Kerrigan is also a contributor to the WSMO and WSML working groups and has been involved in a number of EU funded projects, namely DIP and Knowledge Web. Mick is also a contributor to and the secretary of the OASIS Semantic Execution Environment technical committee (SEE TC).
Boris Lauser, Knowledge Organization Systems Specialist, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN
Boris Lauser graduated in 2000 with a Master of Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth (USA). This was part of an exchange program with the University of Karlsruhe (Germany), where Boris graduated in January 2003 as ‘Diplom Wirtschaftsingenieur’ (business engineering) after 6 years of studying. During Boris’ studies he gained practical experience through internships at companies like DaimlerChrysler, Fresenius Medical Care, Detecon Consulting and others, where he was involved in database, web and programming projects amongst others. In April 2002, he started work at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (Rome, Italy) in a joint project with the University of Karlsruhe to write his thesis on semi-automatic ontology engineering and ontology supported document indexing in a multilingual environment. Since then, Boris has been employed as a Knowledge Organization Systems Specialist for the Library and Documentation Systems Division of the FAO. During this time, he was mainly involved in research on multilingual ontologies and vocabulary systems and standardization efforts in information management. Boris has authored and presented several papers at conferences, one of which has been published in the online Journal of Digital Information. Lately, these research efforts streamlined in the Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS) initiative which has recently gone online.
Dmitry Lenkov, Consulting Member of Technical Staff, Oracle
Dmitry Lenkov has 20+ years of research in and development of different software technologies that include: information exchange and dissemenation technologies, XML technologies, web services technologies, programming languages, compilers, development tools and environments, etc.
Hal Lockhart, Principal Engineering Technologist, BEA Systems (Symposium Co-Chair)
Hal Lockhart is an internationally known author and speaker. He has been a software engineer and manager, consulted extensively for Fortune 500 corporations, been a Director of Information Security and a Product Security Architect. He is currently a Principal Engineering Technologist in the Standards and Architecture Group at BEA Systems Inc., where he represents BEA in a variety of security standardization activities. He has been an active contributor in the OASIS Web Services Security and OASIS SAML technical committees. He is also the co-chair of the OASIS XACML TC, a member of the OASIS Provisioning TC, OASIS Digital Signature Services TC, and WS-I Basic Security Profile WG. In the area of Java standard, Hal has been a member of the JSR 115 and JSR 155 expert groups.
Joshua Lubell, Computer Scientist, NIST
Josh Lubell works at US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) where he applies markup technology toward solving data exchange problems between manufacturing applications. He is a contributor to various standards efforts and speaks regularly at XML-related conferences. Joshua’s pre-NIST experience includes artificial intelligence systems design and prototyping, as well as software development for the building materials industry. He has an M.S. in computer science from the University of Maryland at College Park and a B.S. in mathematics from Binghamton University.