Stephen L. Diamond

2003 IEEE Computer Society President and Award Recipient
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Stephen (Steve) L. Diamond was the 2003 President of the IEEE Computer Society and a member of the IEEE Board of Directors in 2009–2010 and 2005–2006. He currently serves as the Chair of the IEEE Cloud Computing Initiative, Chair of the IEEE Strategic Planning Ad Hoc Committee, and Immediate Past Chair of the IEEE Marketing & Sales Committee.

Diamond has 30 years of management, marketing, and engineering experience in semiconductors, systems, standards, and software. He is General Manager of the Industry Standards Office and Global Standards Officer at EMC Corporation.

Previously he was Director of Product Management for Cloud Computing at Cisco Systems, where he focused on Intercloud computing strategy, architecture, and standards. Before that, Diamond was Vice President of Marketing at Equator Technologies, a broadband signal-processor semiconductor startup; Vice President of Business Development at Tycho Networks, a telecommunications startup; Senior Director of Strategic Planning and Market Development at National Semiconductor; Director of SPARC Marketing at Sun Microsystems; Director of Microprocessor Architecture and Applications Engineering at National Semiconductor; General manager of the Honeywell/Synertek microprocessor division; and Research Associate in biomedical signal processing at the University of California San Francisco Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute.

He has authored more than 20 technical publications on signal processing, expert systems, computer graphics, and memory and microprocessor technology.

Diamond received the IEEE Third Millennium Medal and the Computer Society Golden Core Award.

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2014 Richard E. Merwin Distinguished Service Award
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