The Open Group

Leading the development of open, vendor-neutral technology standards and certifications

The Open Group is a global consortium that enables the achievement of business objectives through technology standards. Our diverse membership of more than 900 organizations includes customers, systems and solutions suppliers, tool vendors, integrators, academics, and consultants across multiple industries.



Boundaryless Information Flow™ achieved through global interoperability in a secure, reliable, and timely manner.


The mission of The Open Group is to drive the creation of Boundaryless Information Flow™ achieved by:

  • Working with customers to capture, understand, and address current and emerging requirements, establish policies, and share best practices
  • Working with suppliers, consortia, and standards bodies to develop consensus and facilitate interoperability, to evolve and integrate specifications and open source technologies
  • Offering a comprehensive set of services to enhance the operational efficiency of consortia
  • Developing and operating the industry’s premier certification service and encouraging procurement of certified products

Further information on The Open Group can be found at


Dennis Stevens

OSDU Program Director

Andras Szakal

Chief Technical Officer

Mike Hickey

Membership Director

Steve Philp


Steve Nunn

President and CEO

Susan Harper


Judy Cerenzia

VP of Forum Operations

Loren Baynes

Media Relations