Mr. G. Ken Holman is the Chief Technology Officer for Crane Softwrights
Ltd., a Canadian corporation offering XSL, XSLT, XQuery
and XSL-FO language training, and
general SGML and XML related computer systems analysis services
text markup technologies to international customers.
Mr. Holman is a co-editor of the OASIS Universal Business Language (UBL) 2
specifications and co-chair of the OASIS UBL Technical Committee, an invited expert to the W3C and
member of the W3C Working Group that developed XML from SGML, the
Canadian chair of the ISO subcommittee responsible for
e-commerce documents, a former international secretary and former
chair of the ISO subcommittee responsible for the SGML
family of standards, the founding chair of the OASIS XML Conformance
Technical Committee, the founding chair of the OASIS
XSLT/XPath Conformance Technical Committee, the founding and current
chair of the OASIS Code List Representation Technical
Committee, the current chair and technical lead of numerous UBL task
groups and subcommittees, the author of training
videos and electronically-published and print-published books on
technologies, and has often been a speaker at related
In 2012 Mr. Holman was inducted as an OASIS Distinguished Contributor.
Prior to establishing Crane, Mr. Holman spent over 13 years
in a software development and consulting services
company working in the NAPLPS and the SGML industries.