Lew Leinenweber brings significant experience as a Project Manager and Software Engineer, which has been focused on developing systems and capabilities incorporating geospatial technologies. As Director of Interoperability Programs, Mr. Leinenweber is responsible for planning, managing and developing architectures for interoperability initiatives such as testbeds, pilots, interoperability experiments. Since 2005, Mr. Leinenweber has served as Initiative Architect or Initiative Manager for Interoperability Program testbeds including OWS-3 through OWS-6 and served as Initiative Manager for the OWS-4 testbed. As an OGC member company representative, he served as Chairman of the Emergency & Disaster Management (EDM) Domain Working Group (DWG). During this period he also served as a member of the Emergency Management Technical Committee in OASIS supporting the development of Emergency Data Exchange Language (EDXL) message standards. Previously, he led software development projects including database migrations and software process improvement initiatives in accordance with the Software Engineering Institute’s Capability Maturity Models (CMM and CMMI). He holds a BS in Physics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MS in Computer Science from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.