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OMG Staff Contacts and Partners

 

Executives

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 soley@omg.org 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 hoffman@omg.org 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 harrison@omg.org


Shoumen Palit Austin Datta, Senior Vice President

Dr. Shoumen Palit Austin Datta, Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President of OMG, Shoumen is responsible for new strategic directions including academic relationships, research advances, industrial internet, cyber-physical systems (CPS), cybersecurity and global liaison to promote systems interoperability between ecosystems of systems. Shoumen has experience in systems engineering, management, technology innovation, medicine as well as public education. He is a former member of the Technology Board of the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), co-founder and former Executive Director of the MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation at MIT and a former member of the Human Genome Project at MIT. A frequent speaker in industry, academia and government, he is interested in the evolution of the Internet as a platform for integration and standardization (as one mechanism) to improve operations in manufacturing, increase efficiency in industry in general, reduce information entropy, better manage the energy economy, augment access to healthcare practices, secure transactional operations in the financial industry, connect transportation systems and bolster cybersecurity including real-time cyber-physical systems.

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

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 fontaine@iiconsortium.org >> 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 maclaird@omg.org or maclaird@iiconsortium.org


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 mike@omg.org >> 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 tracie@omg.org.    >> 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 mcdonough@omg.org   >> 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 meg@omg.org>> 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 andrew@omg.org >> 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 siegel@omg.org 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 juergen@omg.org, 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 linda@omg.org >> 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 webmaster@omg.org or faxed to +1-781-444-0320.

Contact information: Svetlana may be reached by email at svetlana@omg.org 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 joe@omg.org. Send your mailing list requests to request@omg.org >> 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 lucy@omg.org but can also be contacted by telephone at +1-781-444-0404. For billing inquires or questions about payments for vendors please contact accounting@omg.org   >> 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 maureen@omg.org. >> Top



Business Development

John Edmonston John Edmondson, Director, Business Development

John leads OMG’s global business development team in its management of OMG's strategic relations; managing membership retention, new business in the Domain/Vertical markets and special programs. He also works with OMG chairs to generate interest in the industry at large in responding to RFIs and RFPs. Additionally, John serves as primary liaison to OMG’s International Partners.

Contact Information: John can be contacted by email at john@omg.org or at +1-781-444-0404.  >> Top


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 sgillis@omg.org.
 

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 diane@omg.org >> 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 dawson@iiconsortium.org >> 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
 


Sarah Dellea

Sarah Dellea, Marketing Specialist

Sarah Dellea is the Marketing Specialist for IIC. Sarah is responsible for supporting IIC’s marketing efforts. Her responsibilities include collaborating on promotional projects, producing informational materials, planning events, and carrying out administrative tasks. She is also  responsible for all organizational social media channels including, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Sarah received her BS in Business Administration from Drake University with a focus on Entrepreneurial Management and Marketing. She spent a semester of her studies in London, England and participated in a three-week study abroad seminar in Uganda. Before graduating, she worked on projects to build both a health clinic and a handicap-accessible playground for associates in Uganda.

Contact information: Sarah 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 maurice.nijssen@omg.org 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 vincent.cooper@omg.org    >> 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 robert.janssen@omg.org   >> 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 mdlyoshi@tea.ocn.ne.jp   >> Top

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