Board of Governors

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

STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND DELIVERY COMMITTEE (SMDC) CHARTERS

Strategic Management and Delivery Committees (SMDCs) are established by the IEEE-SA Board of Governors (BOG) to address strategic focus areas that are necessary and critical for the IEEE-SA to achieve long-term organizational objectives.
 

Financial Sustainability [Mark Epstein: VP, Jim Matthews: Vice Chair]
This SMDC strives to ensure IEEE-SA long-term financial sustainability, financial transparency, and appropriate management of the financial portfolio. It creates tools to aid the business and investment plans for IEEE-SA projects.

Industry Engagement and Sector Strategies [Robby Simpson: VP]
This SMDC manages a strategic industry engagement framework that aims to bring companies and industry consortia into the IEEE-SA ecosystem.

Market Incubation and Business Acceleration [Rob Fish: VP]
This SMDC cultivates the growth of a single or of a few strategically important businesses through focused dedication of resources.

Marketing Strategies, Technology Policy, Government Engagement, and Regional Marketing Campaigns and Activities [Rebekka Porath: VP]
This SMDC supports IEEE-SA business growth via promotion of brand awareness, provision of all aspects of marketing support, and engagement in public policy initiatives that enhance the reputation of the IEEE-SA.

Platform Infrastructure Optimization [Robby Robson: VP]
This SMDC assists in the provision of software infrastructure tools and platforms that enable customers, volunteers, and IEEE staff to effectively and efficiently leverage the IEEE-SA ecosystem to achieve their goals.

Product and Service Innovation [Don Wright: VP]
This SMDC helps to create, grow, and manage IEEE-SA’s product and services portfolio, with an emphasis on products and services that complement IEEE-SA’s core consensus businesses.

Standards and Standards Innovations [Gary Hoffman: VP]
This SMDC works to ensure that the standardization environment of the IEEE-SA continues to meet the needs of its membership and offers a vibrant home for consensus standards development. In addition, this SMDC aids in the development of standardization processes and governance, including enhancing volunteer engagement and education.

Technical Innovation and Engagement [Alex Gelman: VP]
This SMDC supports IEEE-SA’s strategic interests through interaction and collaboration with other operational units within IEEE.

 

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