Martin Chapman, PhD

Vice Chairman


Martin Chapman, Ph.D., serves as Vice Chair of the OASIS Board of Directors; his term extends until July 2021. Martin joined Oracle Corporation in 2002. He is currently Director of Standards Strategy and Policy for EMEA, where he is responsible for promoting Oracle’s open standards and interoperability agenda within Europe. Martin gained a Ph.D. in Distributed Computing from Oxford Brookes University 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, Ireland, in 1996 and served as their prime representative to the OMG. During that time he authored several CORBA specifications and served on the OMG Architecture Board. Martin joined Oracle as Consulting Member of Technical Staff focussing on standardization activities in the areas of Web Services, SOA, Business Process, and more recently Cloud. This role involved him in many activities in organisations such as OASIS, W3C, OMG, WS-I, ISO, and ITU-T.