Cory Casanave

Board Member


Cory Casanave is a recognized expert and thought leader for actionable agile architectures at all levels; making enterprise, business, process, information and services architectures meet business needs while directly supporting executable I.T. solutions using Model Driven Architecture (MDA). Mr. Casanave is a member of the Object Management Group (OMG) board of directors and chairs the OMG’s Open Government Workgroup. OMG activities include authoring the white paper “Transforming Government I.T. With Architecture – achieving agility and modularity” which defines an architectural approach to achieving the administration’s 25 point plan. Additional OMG activities include the SoaML, BPMN, UML, NIEM, Semantic Web and Information Federation standards. In support of Government/Industry collaboration Mr. Casanave participates in the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) effort, The Open Government Vocabularies (OGV) effort of the U.S. Federal CIO Council, The W3C eGov working group, the OMG/OMB Collaboration and ACT-IAC. In his commercial role Mr. Casanave is CEO of Model Driven Solutions (, a services organization specializing in architected solutions for government and enterprise clients., the open source arm of MDS, hosts open source projects for Model Driven Architecture - ModelPro, SOA, Linked Open Data and Executable UML.