Sally currently is the Director of The Open Group Trusted Technology Forum (OTTF), an international forum of industry and government working together to increase trust in the global technology supply chain. To achieve this, the OTTF is driving the development and adoption of global standards and accreditation programs for technology providers, component suppliers, integrators, re-sellers and distributors throughout the supply chain. As the OTTF Forum Director, she is responsible for managing the consensus development of the forum deliverables and for facilitating global outreach and harmonization activities. She was also a major contributor to The Open Group Testimony for a U.S. Congressional Subcommittee regarding the significance of the OTTF government-industry partnership and the OTTF work on organizational best practices for securing the global supply chain.

Sally has been managing customer-supplier forums and collaborative development projects for over twenty years. She was the release engineering section manager for all multi-vendor collaborative technology development projects at the Open Software Foundation (OSF), in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Following the merger of the OSF and X/Open under The Open Group, she served as the director for multiple forums within The Open Group. Sally was also instrumental in business development and program definition for certification programs developed and operated by The Open Group for other consortia; for the North American State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) and for the Near Field Communication (NFC) Forum.

Sally has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Medicine: Occupational Therapy from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.


Director, The Open Group Trusted Technology Forum

Join Our Process:

If you are interested in joining the EastWest Institute’s Global Cooperation in Cyberspace Initiative, please contact us for more information on our breakthrough groups and working process.




Support Our Work:

The Global Cooperation in Cyberspace Initiative is unique in its global scope - bringing experts from different countries and sectors together to forge solutions.

Our supporters benefit by being part of the solution to the world’s most critical problems that threaten the safety, stability and security of cyberspace. For more information, contact Chris LaBianco