Board of Governors

Responsible for overseeing the operations and establishing policy for the IEEE SA.


The CAG serves as an advisory body to IEEE SA corporate members and to the IEEE SA Board of Governors (BOG). It procures industry input concerning the IEEE standards process and provides strategic direction and recommendations to the BOG. The committee strives to represent a broad spectrum of industry interests and global perspectives.


  • Represents corporate member insight and guidance on needs, interest, vision, products, and services provided by IEEE
  • Establishes the CAG as the recognized conduit for corporate perspectives
  • Serves as an advocate for IEEE
  • Promotes and advocates new work in the IEEE SA in all areas
  • Promotes corporate representation, membership, and entity-based activities
  • Facilitates industry feedback on present and proposed methods and tools provided for development of standards and related products
  • Provides oversight as an owning Standards Committee for certain entity-based projects
  • Advises on direction of IEEE SA Corporate Program, including budget

View more information (PDF) about the attributes for consideration of project proposals to be overseen by the CAG.

CAG Profile

  • Strives to represent a broad spectrum of industry interests
  • Represents a global perspective
  • Serves in an advisory capacity
  • Serves as an advocate for IEEE


  • Current employee of, or otherwise designated by, an IEEE SA entity member
  • Employer is Basic or Advanced corporate member of IEEE SA

Strategic Outreach Position Profile

  • Entity is domiciled outside the U.S.
  • Entity is in a region that is targeted for expanded involvement in corporate program
  • Entity has a perceived interest in IEEE standards development
  • Entity shows interest in leveraging the understanding of the IEEE SA in its region
  • Entity must be a corporate member of IEEE SA (or willing to join)
  • Entity must have a vested interest in management of industry standards development
  • Person must be a current employee of the entity in a strategic standards position

2020 CAG Roster


Robby Simpson, GE, Chair
Gary Stuebing, Cisco, Vice Chair
Chuck Adams, Futurewei/Huawei
Mark Epstein, Qualcomm
Jianbin Fan, SGCC
Tom Herbst, ARM
Riccardo Mariani, NVIDIA
Glenn Parsons, Ericsson
Robby Robson, Eduworks
Don Wright, Apple
Lizhi Zhang, CRRC Zhuzhou Institute
  Dave Ringle, IEEE SA, Administrator

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