US: Amidst speculation flying thick and fast, Steven Ramage, Executive Director for Marketing and Communications, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), tweeted, “50+ people now asked me if I’m leaving the OGC. The answer is yes, 31st July. My new role will be announced in August!”
On the other hand, OGC has not issued any official statement regarding this new development it has posted a vacancy alert for the post of an executive director on its official website.
The job post stated, “The OGC seeks to hire an Executive Director for Marketing and Communications. This full time position is responsible for the planning and execution of a broad range of marketing, communications and education program activities to raise awareness and increase application of OGC standards by technology providers and users worldwide.”
The alert also highlighted the core knowledge, skills and abilities required for the vacant post.