Jason McColm Smith, PhD
CIO Object Management Group
CTO OMG Specifications Development Organization
Founder of Elemental Reasoning
Dr. Smith is the CIO of Object Management Group, Inc, as well as the VP / Technical Director of the OMG Standards Development Organization, supporting communities across a broad set of industries to create, curate, and communicate their best practices through collaboration and open participation.
Prior to stepping into this role, his focus has been on applying his research in the field of abstraction theory to engineering disciplines, to create normative semantic systems for human and machine analysis.
The Open Civic Foundation (OCF) is a non-profit for the development, management and redistribution of assets from the Open Civic Architectural Framework (OCAF) and digital ecosystem to communities and civic projects to better civic services and constituent quality of life.
The Object Management Group® (OMG®) is an international, open membership, not-for-profit technology standards consortium with representation from government, industry and academia. OMG Task Forces develop enterprise integration standards for a wide range of technologies and an even wider range of industries. OMG's modeling standards enable powerful visual design, execution and maintenance of software and other processes. Visit www.omg.org for more information.
The Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) program is a collaborative platform for developing smart cities and communities. The program is led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), with partners U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (DHS S&T), National Science Foundation (NSF), International Trade Administration (ITA), and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).