VP, Certification, The Open Group
James de Raeve is the Vice President, Certification, overseeing all certification and testing programs of The Open Group, including the popular TOGAF certification and the new IT Architect Certification Program.
Since joining the company in 1989, James has been closely involved with all of the certification and testing activities of The Open Group and its predecessor X/Open, as well as the programs developed for other consortia.
Before joining The Open Group, James worked in business development and technical roles in protocol testing and telecommunications. He holds an MSc in Digital Systems and a BSc in Physics
TOGAF™ 9 Trainer, Capgemini Academy
Mieke Mahakena is an architect and architecture trainer at Capgemini Academy and label lead for the architecture training portfolio. She is the chair of the Business Forum at The Open Group, working on business architecture methods and certification.