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OMG Staff Contacts and Partners



Dr. Richard Soley
Dr. Richard Soley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

As Chairman and CEO, Dr. Soley is ultimately responsible for all of the business of the OMG, including Board activities and oversight of the OMG's neutral and open Technical Process. Richard serves as a valuable resource for a broad range of topics ranging from predictions and trends in the industry to the details of CORBA and UML (based on his original leadership as the OMG's original Technical Director for the first eight years).

Contact information: Richard is best contacted by sending him email at or by sending him a fax at the OMG's main office at +1-781-444-0320.  >> Top

Bill Hoffman
Bill Hoffman, President and Chief Operating Officer

As President and Chief Operating Officer of the OMG, Bill is responsible for Marketing, Business Development and the company’s General and Administrative operations. This includes strategic relationships and member recruitment as well as finance, personnel and international activities. Bill has been with the OMG for over twenty years, and has worked in the computer industry, mainly in the areas of advanced software, for over thirty years. A frequent industry speaker, he is very up-to-date on the latest trends in Distributed Computing and very familiar with industry studies and market research related to the OMG’s work.

Contact information: Bill is reachable by phone at OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404, by email at and by fax at +1-781-444-0320.  >> Top

Victor Harrison

Victor Harrison, Senior Vice President

Mr. Harrison, Senior Vice President of the Object Management Group, focuses on government initiatives and advanced technology identification, specification, creation, testability, and adoption. Prior to joining the OMG Mr. Harrison spent over 40 years as a technology leader providing services to over a hundred different organizations ranging from commercial enterprises to federal and state agencies to software vendors.

Contact information: Victor can be contacted at the OMG's office in Washington, DC via phone +1-202-756-7301; or by email at

Joseph Fontaine Joseph Fontaine, Vice President, Testbed Programs

Joseph Fontaine is the Vice President, Testbed Programs for the Industrial Internet Consortium, where he facilitates members in the creation of innovative testbeds that are shaping the future of the industrial internet.

Joseph has an extensive technical and business background across multiple roles at enterprise software and aerospace companies. Prior to joining the IIC, Joseph worked at TIBCO and an acquired startup where he managed and sold leading-edge event-processing products and solutions, developed international business and alliances, managed professional services, and developed financial services systems. At the Systems and Software Consortium he consulted to member companies in commercial and defense aerospace sectors. At Honeywell Aerospace and Rockwell Collins he managed projects, developed software, and directed flight test programs for high-assurance embedded air transport aviation systems.

Joseph holds bachelor and masters degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from North Dakota State University, and is a PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He is a diver, private pilot, and recreational sailor but these days mostly enjoys travel and language study in his spare time.

Contact information: Joseph is reachable by phone at OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404, by email at >> Top

Steven A. MacLaird Steven A. MacLaird, Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President, Steve’s primary focus is to support the OMG government activities. Secondary focus is business development for the other OMG communities including the Industrial Internet Consortium, Cloud Standards Customer Council and the Consortium for IT Software Quality, along with other duties. Steve retired from the United States Air Force after 27.5 years. Upon retirement, he consulted with a number of Fortune 200 companies as well as large, medium and small companies, DoD Services, a number of 3 letter agencies and the Department of Energy. He was Vice Chairman of the Board for PrismTech Solutions Americas; and a military advisor to the United Arab Emirates. His career spanned contracting, financial and program management for air, land, sea and space based platforms along many areas of the Battle Management Command, Control, Communications Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (BM-C4ISR) kill chain.

Contact information: Steve can be contacted via his cell +1 703-231-6335 or the OMG's office in Washington, DC ( +1-202-756-7301); or by email at or

Marketing Department

Mike Narducci
Mike Narducci, Director of Marketing

Mike is the Director of Marketing at OMG and oversees implementation of the OMG Marketing strategy - including campaigns, events, digital marketing, and PR. He handles a variety of marketing related tasks, including the coordination of various OMG marketing programs such as technical meetings and workshops, providing support and promotion, managing the website content, coordination of electronic advertising and webcasts. In addition, Mike supports the OMG sales team with member acquisition and retention.

Contact information: Mike can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 104 or by email at >> Top

Tracie Berardi

Tracie Berardi, Sr. Marketing Manager

Tracie is Senior Marketing Manager at OMG and is responsible for the development and execution of marketing activities for the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) and the Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC), as well as general support for OMG marketing department activities. Duties include the development and management of web pages, marketing tools, and email campaigns; promotion of programs and events through email list acquisition and social media/networking; distribution of marketing collateral on-site and within third party trade promotion; measurement of program results; creation and management of third party event co-op promotions and online advertising.

Contact Information: Tracie can be contacted at the OMG’s main office number at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 149 or by email at    >> Top

Ann McDonough

Ann McDonough, Marketing Communications Specialist

Ann is the Marketing Communications Specialist at OMG. She writes print and online copy, composes press materials and is the initial point-of-contact for media requests. She also works closely with business development to promote OMG’s assets and drives interest in OMG events and programs using social media. In addition, Ann arranges speaking opportunities for the company’s Chairman and CEO.

Contact Information: Ann can be contacted at the OMG’s main office number at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 125 or by email at   >> Top

Meg Duncan Meg Duncan, Marketing Specialist

In addition to providing marketing support to OMG members, events and programs, Meg handles 3rd party promotion agreements, edits the biweekly Member Opportunities newsletter and manages the Certification program.

Contact Information:  Meg can be reached at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 103 or by email at>> Top

Carol David Carol David, Corporate Event Specialist

Carol is the Corporate Event Specialist at OMG and will lean on her years of industry experience to coordinate, support and manage a variety of OMG/IIC/CISQ/CSCC programs, meetings, conferences and events. Carol will also serve as the point person for external tradeshow involvement, working with third party event organizers to develop promotional trade agreements for all organizations.

Contact Information:  Carol can be reached at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 139 or by email at  >> Top

Technical Department

Andrew Watson
Andrew Watson, Vice President and Technical Director

Andrew has overall responsibility for the OMG's technology adoption process, and also chairs the Architecture Board, the group of distinguished technical contributors from OMG member organizations, which oversees the technical consistency of the OMG's specifications. Andrew is always happy to answer questions about OMG's specifications or process.

Contact information: Andrew is best contacted by sending email to >> Top

Dr. Jon Siegel
Dr. Jon Siegel, Vice President, Technology Transfer

Jon heads OMG's technology transfer program. OMG's four certification programs are Jon's responsibility. Jon also teaches the technical aspects and benefits of OMG's modeling and middleware standards in tutorials and seminars, and writes magazine articles and books.

Contact information: Jon may be contacted by email at or by phone at the OMG’s main number: +1-781-444-0404.  >> Top

Juergen Boldt
Juergen Boldt, Vice President, Member Services

Juergen is responsible for tracking all standards processes throughout the OMG's specification adoption process including all spec. revision cycles and associated adoption votes. He is also managing all OMG document archives. He is the Point of Contact for most process related issues. In addition to providing general member support and services, he also manages OMG's IT department, which services OMG staff and members alike.

Contact information: Juergen can be reached by sending email to, or by calling the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404.  >> Top

Linda Heaton
Linda Heaton, Senior Technical Editor

Linda handles the technical editing of OMG publications, archival and management of publications on-line and development of CD versions of specifications.

Contact information: Linda may be contacted by phone at the OMG's main number at +1-781-444-0404. She can also be reached via email at >> Top

Svetlana Orlova
Svetlana Orlova, Sr. Webmaster

Svetlana is responsible for designing and managing the OMG's World Wide Web site and sub-webs, including CISQ, CSCC, DDS, UNICODE, IIC, UML, CORBA and OMGSysML web sites. She also assist the marketing department with designing logos, banners, files for e-blasts and other marketing materials. She is the editorial and technical liaison for the OMG services available to members and non-members alike. Comments and suggestions on the OMG's web pages can be sent to or faxed to +1-781-444-0320.

Contact information: Svetlana may be reached by email at or by phone at +1-781-444-0404.  >> Top

Joe Harth
Joe Harth, System Administrator

Joe is responsible for maintaining the UNIX system, OMG databases, and OMG mailing lists.

Contact information: Joe may be contacted by phone at the OMG's main number at +1-781-444-0404, or by email at Send your mailing list requests to >> Top

Administrative/Finance Department

Lucy Goodman
Lucy Goodman, Director of Finance

Lucy is responsible for the OMG’s financial reporting and manages the daily accounting functions. She is also responsible for Human Resources and manages employee relations and benefits for the company.

Contact information: Lucy prefers to be contacted by email at but can also be contacted by telephone at +1-781-444-0404. For billing inquires or questions about payments for vendors please contact   >> Top

Maureen Kaizer
Maureen Kaizer, Office Manager

She works directly with the senior executives of OMG. Maureen also assists in the registration process.

Contact information: Maureen can be contacted by phone at +1-781-444-0404, by fax at +1-781-444-0320 or email >> Top

Carl Ehramjian

Carl Ehramjian, Accounts Receivable Assistant

Carl is assisting with daily accounting functions, membership renewals and collections.

Contact information: Carl can be reached by telephone at +1-781-444-0404 ext. 144, or   >> Top

Business Development

Steve Gillis

Steve Gillis, Sr. Account Executive

Steve is the Senior Account Executive in Business Development and is responsible for developing memberships and sponsorships for OMG and the Industrial Internet Consortium.

Contact information: Steve can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 119 or by email at

Diane Ehramjian
Diane Ehramjian, Manager, Business Development Operations

Diane as Manager of Business Development Operations maintains Member relations sales as well as support for other department activities.

Contact information: Diane can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 115 or by email at >> Top

Special Programs

Sharyn Dawson

Sharyn Dawson, Director of Member Services, IIC

As Manager, Member Services, Sharyn works on developing, implementing, and managing member relations programs to support our growing, global Industrial Internet Consortium membership base. Sharyn has extensive experience in developing and managing business development and B2B client service programs for technology and service companies including CEB, Softrax, AT&T (Interwise), SAP and IBM. Sharyn graduated with a B.A. in Education from Merrimack College.

Contact information: Sharyn can be contacted at the IIC's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 133 or by email at >> Top

Stephen Mellor

Stephen Mellor, Chief Technical Officer for the IIC

Stephen Mellor is the Chief Technical Officer for the Industrial Internet Consortium, where he directs the standards requirements and technology & security priorities for the Industrial Internet. In that role, he coordinates the activities of the several engineering, architecture, security and testbed working groups and teams. He also co-chairs both the Definitions, Taxonomy and Reference Architecture workgroup and the Use Cases workgroup for the NIST CPS PWG (National Institute for Standards and Technology Cyberphysical System Public Working Group).

He is a well-known technology consultant on methods for the construction of real-time and embedded systems, a signatory to the Agile Manifesto, and adjunct professor at the Australian National University in Canberra, ACT, Australia. Stephen is the author of Structured Development for Real-Time Systems, Object Lifecycles, Executable UML, and MDA Distilled.

Until recently, he was Chief Scientist of the Embedded Software Division at Mentor Graphics, and founder and past president of Project Technology, Inc., before its acquisition. He participated in multiple UML/modeling-related activities at the Object Management Group (OMG), and was a member of the OMG Architecture Board, which is the final technical gateway for all OMG standards. Stephen was the Chairman of the Advisory Board to IEEE Software for ten years and a two-time Guest Editor of the magazine, most recently for an issue on Model-Driven Development.

Contact information: Stephen can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 or by email HERE >> Top

Michael Linehan

Michael Linehan, Member Technical Staff

Michael Linehan is responsible for maintaining relationships with IIC Members, offering Technical, Operational and Administration Support. He oversees and maintains the IIC's Document Management System and also collaborates with other IIC members to organize IIC events.

Michael hails from Cork, Ireland where he received a Bachelor of Business in Information Systems. Having completed his degree Michael went on to be The President of his Student Body at Cork Institute of Technology and has previous experience working in the areas of The Industrial Internet, Cybersecurity and Software as a Service (SaaS).

Contact information: Michael can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 or by email HERE.   >> Top

Harriet Costa

Harriet Costa, Member Technical Staff

Harriet Costa is responsible for maintaining relationships with IIC Members, offering Technical, Operational and Administration Support. She oversees and maintains the IIC's Document Management System and also collaborates with other IIC members to organize IIC events.

Contact information: Harriet can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 or by email HERE.   >> Top

Kathy Walsh, Director of Marketing

Kathy Walsh is the Industrial Internet Consortium’s Marketing Manager and is responsible for the marketing of the IIC. To her role, she brings extensive marketing experience and a broad array of business skills acquired from roles in accounting, customer service, market research, product management, and social media management. Prior to joining IIC, Kathy was a Product Marketing Manager at Dimensional Insight, Inc. and Oracle Corp. Kathy also worked in market research and client service at IRI, Inc. as a Project Manager.

Kathy holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame and earned an MBA, with a concentration in Marketing, from Babson College. She is married with three sons and spends much of her free time cheering on youth sports. Kathy is a published author of Preacher Kid: A Story from the Heartland.

Contact information: Kathy can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 or by email: HERE >> Top

Cheryl Rocheleau, Verticals Marketing Manager

As Verticals Marketing Manager, Cheryl is responsible for the development, program scheduling and execution of marketing activities for the vertically focused Task Groups and is a key contributor to the marketing of the Industrial Internet Consortium. Cheryl brings broad marketing experience acquired from past roles in product marketing, customer advocacy, and marketing programs management. Prior to joining the Industrial Internet Consortium, Cheryl was a Customer Reference Manager for EMC’s Software Defined Storage Products, a Marketing Consultant to several small businesses in manufacturing and financial services, and a Marketing Manager for the Object Management Group.

Cheryl holds a bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in Communications/Writing from Fairfield University. She is married with 2 teenagers. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, and spending time outdoors doing just about anything, especially watching D1 college softball..

Contact information: Cheryl can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 or by email HERE  >> Top

Karen Quatromoni Karen Quatromoni, Sr. PR Manager

Karen is the Senior PR Manager for the Industrial Internet Consortium. Karen holds a bachelor’s degree in music composition from Berklee College of Music and a master’s of education from U. Mass Boston. She is also an accomplished jazz guitarist, performing in big band orchestras and small combos in Massachusetts.

Contact information: Karen can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 or by email HERE  >> Top

International Representatives

Maurice Nijssen
Maurice Nijssen, CEO of PNA Group, is the local representative for OMG based in Europe

Contact information: Mr. Nijssen can be contacted by phone via PNA Groupв™s main office number at +31-88-777-0-444, by e-mail at and by fax at +31-88-777-0-499.  >> Top

Vincent Cooper
Vincent Cooper, OMG Representative, India

Contact information: Mr. Cooper can be contacted by phone at his main office number at +91 9007-911 253 or email at    >> Top

Robert Janssen
Robert Janssen, OMG Representative, Brazil

Robert is the managing partner of Outsource Brazil.

Contact information: Mr. Janssen can be contacted by phone at +55 21-9335-7470 or email at   >> Top

Teruo Yoshino
Mr. Teruo Yoshino, OMG Representative, Japan

Contact information: Mr. Yoshino can be contacted by phone +81 35-823 0722, or email at   >> Top

Sam Mancarella
Sam Mancarella, Sales Representative

Mr. Sam Mancarella, Managing Director of ModelFoundry is the local representative for OMG based in Australia

Contact information: Mr. Mancarella can be contacted by phone via ModelFoundry’s main office number at +61 08 7078 3661 or by email at   >> Top

Last updated on 04/20/2017

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