Piscataway, NJ 22 February 2010 – At its annual face-to-face Board of Directors meeting, the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (IEEE-ISTO) announced the re-election of two of its Directors.  Roger Martin, (interim) executive director, Kantara Initiative, and Don Wright, director of standards, Lexmark International, were both re-elected and have agreed to serve another two-year term.

I am pleased to welcome back both Roger and Don,” said Gerald T. Lane, chairman of the IEEE-ISTO Board of Directors.  “Their leadership has effectively grown the organization over the years, and their participation will continue to position IEEE-ISTO for future expansion.”

Roger Martin has been a Director at IEEE-ISTO since 2004 and has served on the IEEE-ISTO Finance Committee (ISTO FinCom) whose purpose is to monitor financial stability of IEEE-ISTO.  Don Wright has been an IEEE-ISTO Director since 2001 and currently advises the Compensation Committee (CompCom) which ensures IEEE-ISTO employees receive reasonable compensation based on the responsibilities they are charged with relative to the mission and goals of IEEE-ISTO.

Roger and Don’s continued engagement on ISTO FinCom and CompCom respectively will help ISTO maintain its financial viability and strength,” says Marco W. Migliaro, president and CEO, IEEE-ISTO.

The complete 2010 IEEE-ISTO Board of Directors:


Gerald T. Lane, Director, Open Source and Standards Project Office, IBM

President and CEO

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


  • Jon Adams, Business Development, Wireless Connectivity Operation, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
  • Roger Martin, (Interim) Executive Director, Kantara Initiative
  • Bill Smith, former Director, Business Alliances, Sun Microsystems Inc.
  • Don Wright, Director of Standards, Lexmark International


IEEE-ISTO is the premier trusted partner of the global technology community for the development, adoption, and certification of industry standards. Its mission is to facilitate the lifecycle of industry standards development through a dedicated staff committed to offering vendor neutrality, quality support and member satisfaction. Fostering the market acceptance, adoption and implementation of standardized technologies, ISTO Programs span the spectrum of today’s information and communications technologies. To find out more about ISTO, visit ieee-isto.org.


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