Denise McKenzie is the Executive Director, Communications and Outreach for the not-for-profit standards organization Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). She is responsible for the planning and execution of marketing, communications and education programs to raise awareness and increase application of open geospatial and location standards by technology providers and users worldwide. Her other international roles include representation for the OGC at the United Nations Global Geographic Information Management (UNGGIM) committee and Chair of the Marketing and Outreach committee for the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) association. Prior to her role with OGC, Denise worked for over 12 years with the Victorian Government, Australia in areas of strategic policy, collaboration. and innovation.