Stephen A. White

Stephen A. White, Ph.D., has over 25 years of process modeling experience, ranging from modeling pilot workload to commercial business processes, and has been involved in most aspects of business process modeling software, from product management, design, consulting, training, and technical writing.

During the 2000s decade, he was been active in the development of business modeling standards. For the BPMI organization, he was the chair of Notation Working Group and on the Board of Directors. was the primary author/editor of the BPMN 1.0 and BPMN 2.0 specifications..

As an IBM representative for BPM standards, he continued work on BPMN as chair of the OMG Finalization Task Force for BPMN 1.1 (Spec Editor) and chair of OMG Revision Task Force for BPMN 1.2 (Spec Editor). He followed this work by being the co-author/editor of BPMN 2.0 Technical Specification.

During that time, he has published many white papers and book chapters on BPMN as well as being co-authored “BPMN modeling and reference guide” book. He is currently a design researcher for IBM’s BPM Software and continues to Blog and give conference presentations on BPMN.