Martin Chapman, PhD

Board Chair


Martin Chapman, Ph.D., is the Director for Technical Policy & Standards at DIGITALEUROPE and serves as Chair of the OASIS Open Europe Board.

Martin joined Oracle Corporation in 2002. He was Senior Director of Standards and Compliance Policy for EMEA until the September 2021, where he was active in open standards and open source policy issues.

Martin gained a Ph.D. in Distributed Computing from Oxford Brookes University and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK, in 1989. From 1989 to 1996 he worked at BT Laboratories, Martlesham Heath, UK, where his principal task was in applying distributed object technology to the telecommunications industry. He joined IONA Technologies, Ireland, in 1996 and served as their prime representative to the OMG. During that time he authored several CORBA specifications and served on the OMG Architecture Board.

Martin joined Oracle as Consulting Member of Technical Staff focusing on standardization activities in the areas of Web Services, SOA, Business Process, and more recently Cloud. This role involved him in many activities in organisations such as OASIS, W3C, OMG, WS-I, ISO, and ITU-T.