Full Name: Jochen Friedrich
Job title: Technical Relations Executive
Organisation Name: IBM
Jochen co-chairs the TWG on Data interoperability. He leads IBM’s Technical Relations Europe team which manages IBM’s Standardisation Coordination Programme Europe and is part of the corporate IBM standards and open source strategy organisation.
In addition to his IBM responsibilities, Jochen is a member of the ETSI Board and chairs the ETSI Board strategy group on open source. He is also co-chair of the DIN Presidential committee FOCUS.ICT and of the German Standardisation Council Industrie 4.0 Expert Panel. Jochen is the current Treasurer and the chair of the Executive Committee of Ecma International; he is a member of the DKE Advisory Council Technology, and some further subcommittees in standards bodies.