Jon Bosak    (8QY)

Known as "The Father of XML," Sun Microsystems Distinguished Engineer Jon Bosak organized and led the working group that created XML, subsequently serving for two years as chair of the XML Coordination Group of the World Wide Web Consortium. He is a long-time member of OASIS, the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards, and he chaired the committee that developed the OASIS process for the definition of industry-specific XML markup standards. He has also served on the Advisory Board of the Electronic Business XML initiative (ebXML), a joint project of OASIS and the United Nations body for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT); on the Solution Provider Board of RosettaNet, the leading XML-based supply-chain organization for the electronics industry; and on the Board of Governors of the Electronics Industry Data Exchange Association (EIDX), a member section of CompTIA. He currently chairs the OASIS Universal Business Language Technical Committee.    (8R1)

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