The ISTO Board of Directors oversees the financial operations of the organization. In this capacity, the Board approves the ISTO Business Plan and related outputs. Directors also serve to promote the benefits of industry and government organizations partnering with ISTO. Comprised of industry professionals, director candidates are nominated through a formal process via a nominations committee of program peers. Once nominated, a ballot is distributed annually to all Board members of active ISTO Programs to elect new and/or returning directors to the Board. In this way, members of the ISTO Federation, are empowered to help guide the future direction of the organization.
Service Line Executive, Aricent Inc.
Yatin Trivedi is a Service Line Executive with Aricent, Inc. He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of ISTO and the Treasurer and member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA). He has also served on the Education Activities Board (EAB) since 2012.
Marco W. Migliaro
President and CEO
President and CEO, ISTO
Marco W. Migliaro has been involved in the development of standards and standards activities for more than 45 years. He was one of four persons appointed as a director on the IEEE-ISTO Board of Directors, once the IEEE-ISTO was formed. He has also served terms as the President of the IEEE Standards Association and as…
Daniel C. Burnett
Blockchain Standards Architect, ConsenSys
Dr. Burnett has almost 20 years of experience in Web and Internet standards. As Principal for StandardsPlay, his consulting firm, Dan helps companies play the standards game, both advising clients in how they can strengthen their brand and market positions through standards leadership and representing them directly in organizations such as W3C and the IETF…
Brian K. Daly
Director, Core & Government/Regulatory Standards, AT&T
Director, Core & Government/Regulatory Standards, Brian K. Daly is a thought leader on emerging technologies and regulatory standards, focusing on 5G next generation networks and softwarization, Earthquake Early Warning through Cellular Systems, Wireless Emergency Alerts, and Mobile Device Theft Prevention. Within AT&T, Brian manages the strategic standards engineering team focusing on the evolution of the…
President, Open Technology Consulting
Gerald Lane is an independent consultant on open technology matters such as the intersection of open source, standards and intellectual property. In his recent career with IBM, Gerry directed IBM’s internal and external open technology programs, including intellectual property commitments, legal issues, and policy negotiations with a multitude of standards, consortia, special interest groups and…
Program Director, Open Power Ecosystem Expansion, IBM
Myron spent over thirty years in technology and held a variety of leadership positions including technical, program management, business development, and personnel management leading teams of engineers and managers. His career spanned silicon technology development, OEM business development, microprocessor design and development, and most recently open standards. After graduating from Penn State University with an…
Founder, Treffers Alliance Management
As founder of Treffers Alliance Management, Menno Treffers facilitates negotiations between competitors on the standardization of product interfaces and manage international multi-cultural industry consortia and alliances. He previously worked with Koninklijke Philips and with One-Red LLC, a joint venture of Sony, Philips, Pioneer, and LG Electronics. At One-Red he was responsible for new business development…
Forrest D. (Don) Wright
President, Standards Strategies, LLC
Mr. Wright is the President of Standards Strategies, LLC, an Information and Communication Technology standardization consulting firm offering strategic counsel on international standardization management. Previously, he was the Director of Worldwide Standards for Lexmark International, a leading developer of printing technology and products. He has 35+ years of experience in standards, engineering, software development and marketing. Since graduating from the University of…