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). You can read Richard's bio here.

    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.


  • 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. You can read Bill's bio here.

    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.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Karen Shunk

    Karen Shunk, DIRECTOR, TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

    As Director, Technology Programs, Karen’s primary focus is directing, coordinating, integrating and implementing the transition of domain standards to OMG, supporting collaboration among OMG's various domain task forces, and helping to forge relationships between domain task forces and other OMG-managed programs.

    Contact information: Karen can be reached in OMG's Washington, DC office at +1-202-756-7301 or by email at shunk@omg.org.


Marketing Department

 

  • Maureen Robusto

    Maureen Robusto, Director of Communications

    As Director of Communications, Maureen oversees internal and external communications, brand management and thought leadership across all of the OMG communities. She is responsible for managing all communications plan activities and building external relationships with the organization's constituencies. She sets and guides the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages and collateral. Maureen holds a B.S. in marketing with a minor in business communication from Bentley University, where she was also an assistant adjunct professor for five years.

    Contact information: Maureen can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 128 or by email at robusto@omg.org.


  • 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.


  • Tracie Berardi

    Tracie Berardi, Director, Program Management

    Tracie is responsible for program management and marketing of the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) and the Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC) programs. Her responsibilities include the development of program plans, onboarding of new members and sponsors, writing content, developing presentations, producing events, and supporting strategic partnerships.

    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.


  • Brian Jones

    Brian Jones, Marketing Coordinator

    Brian is the Marketing Coordinator at OMG and is responsible for supporting the program management and marketing activities of the CISQ and CSCC programs. Duties include: writing content for web, contributing to social media accounts, coordinating events and webinars; working collaboratively with stakeholders; tracking metrics; and supporting partnerships, public relations and industry outreach efforts.

    Contact information: Brian can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 131 or by email at brian@omg.org.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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 carol@omg.org.


Technical Department

 

  • Larry L. Johnson

    Larry L. Johnson, Vice President and Technical Director

    Larry has overall responsibility for 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 OMG's specifications. Larry is always happy to answer questions about OMG's specifications or process.

    Contact information: Larry is best contacted by sending email to larry@omg.org.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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 of logos, flyers, banners, 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 lana@omg.org or webmaster@omg.org.

    Contact information: Svetlana may be reached by email at lana@omg.org or by phone at +1-781-444-0404.


  • 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.


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.


  • Denise Wahl

    Denise Wahl, Office Manager

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

    Contact information: Denise can be contacted by phone at +1-781-444-0404, by fax at +1-781-444-0320 or email denise@omg.org.


  • 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 carl@omg.org.


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 steve@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.


  • Fred Foster

    Fred Foster, Account Executive

    Fred as Account Executive maintains Member relations sales as well as support for other department activities.

    Contact information: Fred can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 150 or by email at fred@omg.org.


  • Suzanne Conboy

    Suzanne Conboy, Account Executive

    Suzanne as Account Executive maintains Member relations sales as well as support for other department activities.

    Contact information: Suzanne can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 Ext. 157 or by email at conboy@omg.org.


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.


  • 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 at mellor@iiconsortium.org.


  • 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.


  • Skyler Lew

    Skyler Lew, Member Technical Staff

    Skyler maintains relationships with Industrial Internet Consortium Members, providing Technical, Operational and Administration Support. He oversees and maintains the Industrial Internet Consortium's Document Management System and also works with the Industrial Internet Consortium members to organize Industrial Internet Consortium events.


  • 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 costa@iiconsortium.org.


  • Terrance Milligan

    Terrance Milligan, Member Technical Staff

    Terrance Milligan maintains relationships with Industrial Internet Consortium Members, providing Technical, Operational and Administration Support. He oversees and maintains the Industrial Internet Consortium's Document Management System and also works with the Industrial Internet Consortium members to organize Industrial Internet Consortium events.

    Contact information: Terrance can be contacted at the OMG's main office number at +1-781-444-0404 or by email milligan@iiconsortium.org.


  • Kathy Walsh

    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: walsh@iiconsortium.org.


  • Matthew Sexton

    Matthew Sexton, Marketing Specialist

    As marketing specialist, Matt works with both the marketing and member services departments of the IIC to help coordinate best practices for brand visibility and member growth. He is also responsible for various reporting functions and marketing materials to be used both internally and presented at quarterly member events. Matt is a graduate of East Carolina University, where he received a B.S. in Communications.


  • Cheryl Rocheleau

    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: rocheleau@iiconsortium.org.


  • 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: quatromoni@iiconsortium.org.


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 .


  • 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


  • Robert Janssen

    Robert Janssen, OMG Representative, Brazil

    Contact information: Mr. Janssen can be contacted by phone at +55 21-9335-7470 or email at robert.janssen@omg.org


  • 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


  • 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 sam.mancarella@omg.org