Steve Nunn

Steve Nunn is President and CEO of The Open Group – a global consortium that enables the achievement of business objectives through technology standards. 

As CEO, Steve oversees The Open Group which has over 80 staff located in 9 different countries. This organization has an immense global impact with major contributions from staff, members, and partners.

The Open Group, with more than 850 member organizations, has a diverse membership that spans all sectors of the technology community — customers, systems and solutions suppliers, tool vendors, integrators and consultants, as well as academics and researchers. The Open Group works with consortia and other standards organizations to capture, clarify, and integrate current and emerging requirements, establish standards and policies, and share best practices. Our standards ensure openness, interoperability, and consensus.

The Open Group developed and manages the TOGAF® standard, a proven Enterprise Architecture methodology and framework used by the world’s leading organizations to improve business efficiency. The company also produces many certifications, standards, frameworks, reference architectures, tools, models, and guides that have proven to be invaluable to the Enterprise Architects community, whether they are industry-wide or aligned to specific vertical sectors.

Steve is also President of the Association of Enterprise Architects (AEA). Steve joined The Open Group in 1993, spending the majority of his time as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel. He was also CEO of the AEA from 2010 until 2015. 

Steve is a lawyer by training, has an L.L.B. (Hons) in Law with French and retains a current legal practicing certificate. Having spent most of his life in the UK, Steve has lived in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2007. He enjoys spending time with his family, walking, playing golf, 80s music, and is a lifelong West Ham United fan. Steve is available on LinkedIn here.


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