ISO/TC 154


Ronald Tse

convenor (wg5) since 2018/10/11 convenor (wg4) since 2019/12/12

Representing CalConnect, Liaison

Ronald Tse is the Founder and CEO of Ribose, leading its strategic development and technology roadmap. He graduated from Brown University with bachelor’s degrees magna cum laude in Computer Science and Biology, and a master’s degree in Computer Science.

Ronald currently serves CalConnect as Vice President and Director of External Relationships, founding co-chair of CalConnect’s TC VCARD, TC PUBLISH and TC DATETIME committees, founding co-chair of CSA’s SaaS Governance and DevSecOps working groups, co-chair of CSA’s Open Certification Framework working group, member of the CSA International Standardization Council, Convener of ISO/TC 154/WG 5 and ISO/TC 154/WG 4, and expert in ISO/TC 154, ISO/TC 211, ISO/TC 46, ISO/TC 37, ISO/TC 184/SC 4/WG 13, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 38, IEC/TC 3/SC 3D, ISO/TMBG/SAG_MRS representing various organizations, including CalConnect, CSA, ITCHKSAR, SAC, SCC and ANSI.

Most recently, he helped shaped the ISO 8601-1 and ISO 8601-2 date and time standards. He previously worked in the life sciences industry and performed research on highly-scalable distributed systems at Brown and MIT.

Under his leadership, Ribose has been consistently awarded the industry’s highest cloud security ratings, it became the world’s first organization to achieve certification to the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (Tier 4), Singapore’s Multi-Tier Cloud Security (Level 3), the only organization to be triple assured by the Cloud Security Alliance: CSA STAR Attestation, CSA STAR Certification and CSA C-STAR Assessment, as well as the first in the industry to receive BSI’s Kitemark for Secure Digital Transactions.

He has been named recipient of the CSA Ron Knode Award for his service to cloud security, and is an IAPP Fellow of Information Privacy, a member of Sigma Xi, a CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP, CSSLP, CAP, SSCP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, CGEIT, CIPP/US, CIPM, CIPT, PSM I-II-III, PSPO I-II, PSD and CCIE Emeritus #9650.