Object Computing, Inc. (OCI) announced today that OpenDDS Product Lead and Principal Software Engineer, Adam Mitz, has been named Director of Interoperability for the recently formed Object Management Group® (OMG®) DDS Foundation. In this role, Mitz will manage activities related to vendor interoperability, conformance, and data modeling and serve as a technical representative of the DDS Foundation.
The Foundation's goal is to bring together a community of technology companies, end users, developers, and IIoT industry influencers to advance the mission of the OMG Data Distribution Service™ (DDS™) standard.
Mitz will collaborate with five other technologists on the Foundation's executive team to develop user case studies, education initiatives, conformance/interoperability testing, and industry data repository models that promote awareness of the standard’s use in edge autonomy, high performance, highly-scalable Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and large-scale Consumer IoT applications.
The DDS Foundation was launched by OMG at an inaugural event on March 20 during a Technical Meeting in Reston, VA.
The DDS Foundation's executive team includes:
VP, Applications: Matt Grubis, Chief Engineer, GE Healthcare
VP, Technology: Nick Stavros, CEO, Jackrabbit Consulting
VP, Ecosystem: Chip Downing, Senior Director of Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Markets, RTI
Director of Interoperability: Adam Mitz, OpenDDS Product Lead and Principal Software Engineer, Object Computing, Inc.
VP, Communications: Laura Clark, Director of Marketing, Twin Oaks
VP, Marketing: Lynne Canavan, Director of Content Marketing, RTI