Dr. Scott Serich is Director, Interoperability Programs, supporting the Project Interoperability initiative sponsored by the U.S. Government Program Manager for Information Sharing (PM-ISE). Scott works with PM-ISE leadership as well as two OGC alliance partners, the Object Management Group (OMG) and the IJIS Institute.
Scott became a member of the broader OGC community in 2011, when he used knowledge gained from the OGC Interoperability Program Testbed 8 effort to lay a foundation for the nascent IJIS Institute Springboard Program.
Before joining OGC, Scott was the Lead Technical Architect at the IJIS Institute, where he led the Prescription Drug Monitoring Information eXchange (PMIX) interoperability project, sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice. He also led the development of the Springboard conformance testing and certification program capabilities for PMIX and the OASIS LegalXML Electronic Court Filing standard.
Dr. Serich has earned a Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Michigan and a JD from Concord Law School. He is a registered patent agent and holds certifications from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and Health Level 7 (HL7). He holds a faculty appointment at Drexel University.