The IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (ISTO), an international federation of industry groups and consortia dedicated to the advancement of standardized technologies for the benefit of industry, has announced its new chairman, Yatin Trivedi, and the 2017 ISTO Board of Directors.
Composed of leaders from various fields of electro and emerging technologies including mobile, wireless charging, high-performance computing (HPC) and lighting industries, the ISTO Board of Directors oversees the financial operations of the organization as well as the development of the ISTO Business Plan and other related strategic and operational activities. Directors also serve to promote the benefits of industry and government organizations partnering with ISTO.
Chairman Trivedi succeeds Forrest Don Wright, president of Standards Strategies. Don had served as chairman since 2011 and will remain a director on the ISTO Board.
New and returning directors were nominated and elected by fellow ISTO federation members. Daniel C Burnett, principal, Standards Play; Brian K Daly, director, Core and Government/Regulatory Standards, AT&T; and Menno Treffers, founder, Treffers Alliance Management were all newly elected to the ISTO Board of Directors in December 2016. Roger J Martin, president, RJM Consulting, did not seek reelection but was appointed Corporate Secretary of the ISTO.
2017 ISTO Board of Directors
Yatin Trivedi, service line executive, Aricent
Marco W Migliaro, president and CEO, ISTO
Daniel C Burnett, principal, Standards Play
Brian K Daly, director, core and government/regulatory standards, AT&T
Gerald T Lane, independent consultant
Myron Slota, program manager of large data center development, IBM
Menno Treffers, founder, Treffers Alliance Management
Don Wright, president, Standards Strategies
Full director bios are available on the ISTO website.