Chief Technology Innovation officer, Open Geospatial Consortium, Germany
Dr. Ingo Simonis, Chief Technology Innovation Officer, leads the development and execution of the OGC-wide technology and innovation strategy that will achieve objectives in the short, medium and long-term while enabling sustainable growth of OGC's impact in society and markets. As OGC's CTIO, Ingo is responsible for driving innovation through R&D and leveraging emerging technologies to bring the newest innovations to the organization, its members, and clients globally. Dr. Ingo Simonis is the head of the OGC Innovation Program and responsible for planning, managing and execution of OGC's R&D initiatives. With his outstanding background in enterprise system design and development of standards-based software architectures for large scale distributed systems, he supports member organizations in their adoption process of state-of-the-art open, distributed, standards-based enterprise architectures.