Jacques Durand, PhD


Jacques Durand Ph.D. was recognized as an OASIS Distinguished Contributor in 2013 and currently serves as Chair of the OASIS Technical Advisory Board. Jacques is director of Engineering and Standards at Fujitsu Software, where he 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 the OASIS WS-I Member Section and chaired the WS-I Testing Tools working group. He is also member of the OMG Production Rules Representation BEIDTF. He 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 in France in logic programming.