Ram Jeyaraman serves on the OASIS Board of Directors; his term extends until July 2018. Ram was recognized as an OASIS Distinguished Contributor in 2014. He is a Technical Diplomat at Microsoft Open Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary that advances Microsoft's investments in openness – including interoperability, open standards, and open source. Ram plays a pivotal role in the standardization of a number of protocols in the areas of Web services, messaging, open data, and internet of things; and he has been involved in open source initiatives. Over the years, he has participated in several software industry consortia and standards organizations including OASIS, W3C, WS-I, Java Community Process, and AllSeen Alliance.
Ram was instrumental in bringing the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) work to OASIS and now co-chairs the OASIS AMQP Technical Committee and serves on the AMQP Steering Committee. He also co-chairs the OASIS Open Data Protocol (OData) Technical Committee and participates in the OASIS WS-I Member Section. Both AMQP Technical Committee and OData Technical Committee were named as a 2014 Open Standards Cup Finalist in the Outstanding Accomplished Technical Committee category. A member of OASIS since 2005, he has actively contributed to many Technical Committees including the Web Services Reliable Exchange (WS-RX), Web Services Transaction (WS-TX), and OASIS Web Services Basic Reliable and Secure Profiles (WS-BRSP), and Web Services Discovery and Devices Profile (WS-DD) Technical Committees.