3scale

“We’ve been firm supporters of Swagger from early on and are excited about the formation of the Linux Foundation OAI and collaboration on the new API definition format,” said Steven Willmott, CEO, 3Scale Inc. “The new format will be a crucial element to the development of the emerging Web of APIs and we’re very much looking forward to contributing to its evolution.”

“The Open API Initiative is important for Adobe’s API efforts and we love the fact this is community driven.  We are happy to support and participate in the initiative and help it be successful. Adobe is an active participant in Open Source and our developers are passionate about participating, contributing, and leading open source projects to make our products more innovative, easier to integrate and more interesting to developers.” – Lynn Crabb, Architect, Adobe I/O

Capital One

“Open source is essential to our development process. It’s a powerful approach that lets people work together to build great solutions while realizing shared benefits,” said Rob Alexander, CIO, Capital One. “We believe that the Open API Initiative will enable the broader community of developers to contribute at unprecedented levels, allowing companies to design and deliver great experiences across industries.”

Cloud Elements

Mark Geene, CEO & Co-Founder, Cloud Elements, “We are thrilled to be the newest members of OAI, have recognized the importance of open, machine-readable API docs since the early days, and have always been committed to Swagger. Joining OAI is an integral decision to product development strategy, further enhancing the simplicity of our API Integration platform, and continuing to reduce the burden on our customers to combine Cloud Elements with other API Management Platforms and API Gateways that also support the OAI. Ultimately we believe that the Open API Initiative not only saves a significant amount of time for our own developers, but our customers’ developers, as well. “

Google

“Google is committed to open specifications and promoting APIs as a fundamental building block of modern software. We are excited to join the Open API Initiative and to help usher in the next era in connected systems,” said Dan Ciruli, Product Manager, Google Cloud Platform.

Hart

“Being in health care has its own challenges and from the start we’ve strived to bring health care and the development world together,” said Hart President Mohamed Alkady. “We can all agree there are too many standards or, worse, standards left open to interpretation. From day one we’ve focused on standards and open source, so we were thrilled to learn of OAI’s initiatives and its focus on Swagger. We believe the Open API Initiative will lead to next-generation changes in API development and we’re excited to push this initiative forward in the health care space.”

IBM

“The open governance and ecosystem support behind the Open API Initiative will help advance common standards across industries,” said Marie Wieck, General Manager, IBM Middleware. “IBM is helping accelerate participation in the API economy and laying the foundation for cognitive business.”

Intuit

“Contributing to the Open API Initiative allows Intuit to help advance an important industry standard and build on years of API development investment,” said Thomas Barnes, Intuit Distinguished Architect. “We are looking forward to working with others in the industry on the initiative to shape the next generation of the specification.”

ISA

“Open API initiative provides an ideal framework to build a solid ground for boosting API interoperability amongst vendors” said Antonio Ruiz, Chair of the Applied Software Engineering research group at the University of Sevilla. “As part of this initiative the ISA Group is committed to contribute in the definition of service level agreements for APIs and to help in the dissemination of the OAI outcomes from an academic perspective.”

Mashape

“APIs are the backbone of modern software and platforms, and open-source technologies will be leading the way to this new vision,” says Marco Palladino, CTO at Mashape. “We are honored to be part of the Open API Initiative to promote open-source standards. These will benefit the community and the API ecosystem as a whole, reducing fragmentation and enabling developers to work together on a solid foundation.”

PayPal

“PayPal sees tremendous value in strong, open standards for API specifications and the vibrant community, tools, and infrastructure that it enables. It fully supports the Open API Initiative and is committed to advancing the cause of API developers and consumers across the industry.” Erik Hogan, Director Platform Product Management at PayPal

Restlet

“Restlet welcomes the creation of the Open API Initiative and looks forward to collaborating with the community on the critical topic of API metadata specifications,” said Jerome Louvel, Chief Geek (CTO) and Founder of Restlet. “It is time for the API community to unite around a common API language that will facilitate the integration between various API tools – open source and commercial. As a vendor, our goal is to simplify the life of API developers and advance API innovation on new fronts. Restlet is committed to supporting specifications from the Open API Initiative in both our open source API framework and our API cloud platform.”

Samsung

“We are thrilled to be part of OAI’s mission to standardize connectivity and provide thought leadership in the space of API metadata”, says Jerome Dubreuil, Senior Director, Samsung ARTIK Cloud. “We’re looking forward to helping establish the OpenAPI Specification as a leading API description format as well as bring our expertise in IoT towards creating and evolving a neutral, open description format for communicating with IoT devices.”

SmartBear

“Across industries, Swagger has gained incredible adoption for its expressiveness, comprehensive toolchain and vibrant community alike,” said Tony Tam, VP of Products, Swagger at SmartBear and founder of the Swagger open-source project. “Working with both API vendors and consumers, SmartBear sees the value in open governance around the specification which will allow for even more rapid growth and adoption across the API industry, and is honored to donate the Swagger Specification into the Open API Initiative under The Linux Foundation.”