Piscataway, NJ 24 March 2015 – The IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (IEEE-ISTO), an international federation of leading industry groups and consortia dedicated to the advancement of standardized technologies for the benefit of industry, today announces the 2015 IEEE-ISTO Board of Directors.

Comprised of industry leaders from various fields of electro-technology, the Board of Directors oversees the financial operations of the IEEE-ISTO, developing the IEEE-ISTO Business Plan and other related strategic and operational activities. Directors also serve to promote the benefits of industry and government organizations partnering with IEEE-ISTO.

Returning Directors were nominated and elected by fellow IEEE-ISTO federation members.  Jon T. Adams, formerly the vice president of strategic development for Lilee Systems, an IEEE-ISTO board member since 2007, did not seek re-election for 2015, as he embarks on a new business opportunity.

“At both the board level and the program level, Jon’s contributions were too numerous to count,” said Don Wright, chairman, IEEE-ISTO.  “We wish Jon the best of luck as he enters the next stage of his career.”

2015 IEEE-ISTO Board of Directors


  • Don Wright, President, Standards Strategies, LLC


  • Marco W. Migliaro, President and CEO, IEEE-ISTO


  • Allan Foster, VP APJ, Office of the CTO, ForgeRock Inc.
  • Gerald T. Lane, Director, Open Source and Standards, IBM
  • Roger Martin, President, RJM Consulting
  • Yatin Trivedi, Director of Standards and Interoperability Programs, Synopsys Inc.
  • Michael Violette, P.E., President of Washington Laboratories and Director of American Certification Body.

Full director bios are available at www.ieee-isto.org/BoD.


IEEE-ISTO is the premier trusted partner of the global technology community for the development, adoption, and certification of industry standards and technology solutions that benefit industry. An international federation of member programs, its mission is to facilitate the life-cycle of industry standards development through a dedicated staff committed to offering vendor neutrality, quality support and member satisfaction. IEEE-ISTO Programs span the spectrum of today’s information and communications technologies. For more information, visit ieee-isto.org.