Steven Woodward is CEO of Cloud Perspectives, located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the National Institute of Standards for Technology (NIST) cloud computing working groups (under the US Department of Commerce), a leading contributor on roles, SLA and metrics topic areas. He is an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Joint Collaboration Activity member under the United Nations helping define and align cloud computing telecommunication models. He is a member of the Cloud Standards Customer Council with the Object Management Group (OMG) and Cloud SLA metrics leader with the TM Forum where he is helping align metrics’ best practices with International Software Measurement Association – International Function Point Users Group. Cloud Perspectives helped found the Invest Ottawa cloud computing cluster and Steven Woodward is an adviser to the Canadian Cloud Council and FedPlatform helping advance cloud computing initiatives in Canada and the United States. Steven is also serving as a Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance lead on the Shared Services Canada (SSC) Architecture Framework Advisory Committee.