Industry Advisory Board Adds Three New Members

LOS ALAMITOS, 25 June, 2010 – The IEEE Computer Society’s Industry Advisory Board has expanded its ranks with the addition of three new members.
The new members are:
Harold Javid, Director of External Research North America and Global Programs at Microsoft Research;
Shmuel Shottan, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, BlueArc ; and
Deborah (Deb) Dunie, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, CACI.
With the additions, the board includes 14 corporate technology executives, entrepreneurs, industry researchers, and practitioners from a variety of backgrounds and geographical areas. The board’s membership reflects the global nature of both the information technology industry and the IEEE Computer Society.
Other board members include:
Stephen D. Huffman, Chair of IAB, Vice President and CTO, MITRE Corp.
Ike Nassi, Executive Vice President, Chief Scientist, SAP
Tirumale (TK) Ramesh, Boeing Technical Fellow and Chief Technologist, AMS-VO, Boeing
Jeffrey J. Wilcox, Vice President, Engineering, Lockheed Martin Corp.
Nick Bowen, Vice President of Technology, IBM
Atsuhiro Goto, Vice President /GM Information Sharing Platform Labs, NTT
Brian Stevens, CTO, Red Hat Software
Gargi Keeni, Vice President of Quality, Tata Consultancy Service
Steven J. Hillenius, Executive Vice President, Semiconductor Research Corp.
Neil Siegel, Sector Vice President, Technology and Advanced Systems, Northrop Grumman
Henry Tirri, Senior Vice President and Head of Nokia Research Center, Nokia
The board’s next meeting is set for next fall. The group was launched in mid-2008 as the Advanced Technology Executive Forum by Rangachar Kasturi, 2008 Computer Society president and the Douglas W. Hood Professor and chair of computer science and engineering at the University of South Florida; Carl K. Chang, editor in chief of Computer and professor and chair of the computer science at Iowa State University; and other Society leaders.

About IEEE Computer Society

IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading membership organization for professionals in all aspects of modern computing – from cloud to big data, security to mobile, robotics to software defined systems, wearables to IoT. A true community for technology leaders, Computer Society provides resources to keep its members current in technology and moving forward in their professions – publications, a renowned digital library, a vast program of conferences, technical committees, and much more. The Computer Society also serves the profession at large through establishment of standards, professional qualifications and certifications, training and education programs, events on leading-edge technologies, conference publishing, and a wealth of other services and programs focused on advancing the science and art of computing. More information on IEEE Computer Society can be found at