Anish Karmarkar, PhD


Anish Karmarkar serves on the Board of Directors; his term extends through 2023. Anish is a Senior Director at Oracle and member of its Standards Strategy & Architecture team. He is the chair of INCITS/Cloud38, the US Technical Advisory Group to ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38 (Cloud Computing & Distributed Platforms) and the editor of ISO/IEC 5140 (Multi-cloud). He represents Oracle on the W3C Advisory Committee, Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee and INCITS Executive Board.

With 20+ years of experience in the software industry, Anish has a history of participation and leadership in standards setting organizations, serving on the Board of Directors of the Object Management Group (OMG) and OSGi Alliance, and as a longtime contributor to various OASIS Technical Committees. He has been the editor for several standards in both consortia and de jure forums. Anish has a Ph.D. in Computer Science.