ISTO Board Of Directors

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.

Yatin Trivedi
Chairman

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.

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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…

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Daniel C. Burnett
Director

President, Burnett Consulting Services

Dr. Burnett has almost 20 years of experience in Web and Internet standards. As Principal for StandardsPlay, his consulting firm, Dan has helped a variety of 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…

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Brian K. Daly
Director

Assistant Vice President Standards and Industry Alliances, AT&T

Brian K. Daly – Director, Core Network & Government/Regulatory Standards, is a globally recognized technology visionary and thought leader for emerging technologies, focusing on frontiers of technology that transform the industry. Brian identifies the impact of disruptive innovation and telecommunication regulation on the industry, and shapes the development of standards in an open source world…

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Michelle Rankin
Director

Director, OpenPOWER, IBM

Michelle has over twenty-seven years industry experience, the last twenty-three of which have been at IBM. She has held a variety of leadership positions in development, personnel management, and executive roles with a focus on delivering new products and technologies to market. Her background is primarily in software development including open source technologies, middleware, and…

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Forrest D. (Don) Wright
Director

President, Standards Strategies, LLC

Mr. Wright is the President of Standards Strategies, LLC, an information and communication technology standardization engineering firm. He is the retired Director of Worldwide Standards for Lexmark International, a leading developer of printing technology and products. He has over 39 years of experience in standards, engineering, software development and marketing. Since graduating from the University…

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