Dave Ings serves as corporate Secretary on the OASIS Board of Directors; his term extends to July 2017. He is Program Director of Emerging Software Standards in the IBM Software Group. Mr. Ings has over 25 years of experience in the software industry including assignments in product development, customer service, management, business and technical strategy and most recently software standards. His primary responsibility has been guiding IBM's participation in SOA and Business Process Management standards, and he is active at both OASIS and OMG. He is the chair of the OASIS BPEL4People TC. Mr. Ings holds a B. Sc. degree in Mathematics from Carleton University and an M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the University of Toronto.