Governing Board

Meet the Governing Board Members

CISQ's Governing Board consists of sponsors affiliated with a founding organization or corporate member company. The Governing Board sets the program's direction, including the roadmap for standards development and the publication of technical guidance.

The Governing Board meets with the Advisory Board throughout the year.


  • Dr. Bill Curtis

    Dr. Bill Curtis

    Executive Director, CISQ

  • Bill Hoffman

    Bill Hoffman

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Object Management Group

  • Ms. Katie Hart

    Katie Hart

    Program Director, CISQ

  • Dr. Paul Nielsen

    Dr. Paul Nielsen

    Director & Chief Executive Officer, Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University

  • Mr. Phillip Crenshaw

    Phillip Crenshaw

    Vice President, Global Business Engineering Leader, U.S. Commercial & State Government, CGI

  • Mr. Lev Lesokhin

    Rado Nikolov

    EVP and CMO, CAST

  • Anita D'Amico

    Anita D'Amico

    Vice President of Products, Synopsys Inc.

  • Mr.Girish Seshagiri

    Girish Seshagiri

    Executive Vice President and CTO, Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc.

  • Mr.Tibor Lapikas

    Tibor Lapikas

    Proposition Manager, Software Improvement Group