Patrick Cross

Patrick Cross is a recognized expert in metadata and information technology. He has over 20 years of experience in the development of information systems, including two metadata repositories. He is currently a member of the ISO 11179 metadata registry standards body, and was an active contributor to the Open Information Model (OIM) which is now part of the Common Warehouse Model (CWM) managed by OMG. He has written numerous articles and served as a Microsoft MVP.

Mr. Cross is currently supporting the national intelligence community at Booz Allen Hamilton. He recently helped define a standard system engineering lifecycle for Booz Allen base upon ISO standards. Mr. Cross has served as Vice President of Development for TruSecure, DWSoft and Reltech products and has extensive experience in software development, metadata management and modeling, data warehousing and consulting. Mr. Cross can be reached at