Angela R. Burgess
Angela R. Burgess has led the IEEE Computer Society since 2007. Under her leadership, the organization has launched a dynamic suite of compelling online products and services to meet the needs of today's computing professionals. She holds a bachelor's of science degree from Iowa State University and an executive master of business administration (MBA) from the Peter F. Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University. Prior to being named Executive Director, Burgess served as Publisher for six years. An IEEE employee since 1985, she was the recipient of the IEEE Eric Herz Outstanding Staff Member Award in 2011 and the IEEE Computer Society Harry Hayman Award for Distinguished Staff Achievement in 2004.
Anne Marie Kelly
Associate Executive Director
Director of Governance
Anne Marie Kelly joined the IEEE Computer Society in 1988, and has previously served as its Director of Conferences, Director of Volunteer Services, and Acting Executive Director. During her career in nonprofit association management, she has held positions at the Director Marketing Association and National Conference of State History Preservation Officers. Kelly received an AB in American Studies with distinction from Georgetown University and holds an MBA from George Washington University. She is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and Certified Meeting Planner (CMP). Kelly received the Computer Society's Harry Hayman Award for Distinguished Staff Achievement in 1999 and 2001.
Evan M. Butterfield
Director of Products and Services
Evan Butterfield has led the IEEE Computer Society's publications, conferences, and education operations since 2008, in addition to responsibilities for administrative services and the Los Alamitos facility. Previously, he was Vice President of Product Development and Publisher for Kaplan Professional in Chicago, and before that taught undergraduate English courses at George Washington and American University. Butterfield received his JD from DePaul University in Chicago, a master's degree in English and bachelor's degree in history and English at the University of Illinois at Urbana, and a postgraduate certification in educational technology from the University of Southern Queensland in Australia. He has written several articles (and co-authored a CS ReadyNote) on copyright law and intellectual property, and his photography has been published and exhibited internationally. Evan received the Computer Society's Harry Hayman Award for Distinguished Staff Achievement in 2014.
Director of Marketing and Sales
Chris Jensen leads the IEEE Computer Society's marketing and sales efforts with a goal of extending the Society's products, services, and volunteer opportunities to new markets. Previously she was Vice President of Marketing for New Momentum, a Software-as-a Service (SaaS) organization. With a background in technology marketing and sales, she has more than 15 years experience running marketing and sales for software companies that range from multinational enterprises such as IFS and Xerox to startups. She holds a BS degree in psychology from St. John's University. After two years of service at the Society, she received a "Spirit" award for exemplifying the spirit of the Computer Society by bringing our organization into new markets and by expanding our professional training programs to organizations globally.
Director of Membership
Eric Berkowitz joined the IEEE Computer Society as the membership development director in November 2013. He oversees the membership department, which focuses on recruitment, retention, and chapter development. Berkowitz has devoted his entire professional career to nonprofit development. With almost 20 years of membership marketing experience, he has helped a number of nonprofits develop strategies and tactics to grow membership. He holds a bachelor's degree in political science from West Virginia University.
Director of Finance
Sunny Hwang joined the IEEE Computer Society as Director of Finance in June 2015. His more than 20 years of experience is in high-tech manufacturing companies. He previously held positions in corporate financial planning and analysis with several multi-billion dollar corporations, including Oakley, Gateway Computers, Packard Bell/NEC, and Seagate Technology. He holds a degree in finance from California State University, Fullerton and a MBA from UC Irvine Merage Business School. A native of southern California, he enjoys camping and golfing in his free time.