Governing Board

Meet the Governing Board Members

The Consortium for IT Software Quality Governing Board has 11 members, each of whom is affiliated with a founding organization or corporate member company. The Governing Board sets direction of the program, including the roadmap for standards development and the publication of technical guidance/

The Governing Board meets with the Advisory Board throughout the year.


  • David Norton

    Executive Director, CISQ

  • Dr. Bill Curtis

    Dr. Bill Curtis

    Founding Executive Director, CISQ

  • Dr. Richard Soley

    Dr. Richard Soley

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Object Management Group

  • Dr. Paul Nielsen

    Dr. Paul Nielsen

    Director & Chief Executive Officer, SEI at Carnegie Mellon University

  • Mr. Joe Jarzombek

    Joe Jarzombek

    Director for Government, Aerospace and Defense Programs at Synopsys

  • Hariharan Mathrubutham

    Hariharan Mathrubutham

    Vice President of Delivery Excellence, Cognizant

  • Mr. Phillip Crenshaw

    Phillip Crenshaw

    Vice President, Global Business Engineering Leader, U.S. Commercial & State Government at CGI

  • Mr. Abhijit Lahiri

    Abhijit Lahiri

    Chief of Transformation, Tech Mahindra

  • Mr. Lev Lesokhin

    Lev Lesokhin

    EVP of Strategy and Analytics, CAST

  • Paul Seay

    Paul Seay

    Northrop Grumman Technical Fellow

  • Mr.Girish Seshagiri

    Girish Seshagiri

    Executive Vice President and CTO, Ishpi Information Technologies, Inc.

  • Dr. Barry Boehm

    Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Industrial and Systems Engineering and Astronautics, University of Southern California