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Steering Committee

 
 

Composition and Role of the Industrial Internet Consortium Steering Committee

The Industrial Internet Consortium Steering Committee has nine (9) members (plus the Executive Director, ex-officio), each of whom is affiliated with an Industrial Internet Consortium member company. Five Founders seat are permanent (AT&T, Cisco, General Electric, IBM and Intel). The remaining four board seats consist of two representatives from large industry members, one representative from small industry and one representative from academia, or a nonprofit member. Each seat is filled by a vote of the members within each level. Elected members have one-year terms.
 

Steering Committee Members:

Prith Banerjee Mr. Mobeen Khan Paul Didier Jacques Durand Dr. Joseph J. Salvo    
Dr. Prith Banerjee
Managing Director of Global Technology R&D, Accenture
Mr. Mobeen Khan
Executive Director, Advanced Mobility Solutions,
AT&T Business Solutions
Mr. Paul Didier
Solutions Architect Manager, Internet of Things Group, Cisco Systems
Dr. Jacques Durand
Director of Standards and Engineering, Fujitsu
Dr. Joseph J. Salvo
Director of the Industrial Internet Consortium, General Electric
   
             
Ron Ambrosio Jeff Fedders Dr. Richard Soley Stan Schneider Janos Sztipanovits    
Mr. Ron Ambrosio
Distinguished Engineer, CTO Smarter Energy Research, IBM
Mr. Jeff Fedders
Chief Strategist, Internet of Things (IoT) Group Strategy and Technology Office, Intel

 

Dr. Richard Soley
Executive Director, IIC

 

Dr. Stan Schneider
CEO, Real-Time Innovations, Inc.

 

Dr. Janos Sztipanovits
Distinguished Professor of Engineering, Vanderbilt University
   


Steering Committee Responsibilities:

The role of the steering committee includes (but is not limited to) fiscal oversight, setting up subcommittees as appropriate, including but not limited to research selection, test bed creation and defining standards requirements and priorities. The Steering Committee will function like a Board. It will create working groups that:

  • consider research proposals and grant funding from government funds
  • prioritize and develop requirements for standards to run through IIC
  • make decisions on publications (white papers, etc.)
  • define and manage the rules
  • other items as required


Steering Committee Seat Assignment and Attendance Requirements

The Industrial Internet Consortium Steering Committee seats are assigned to an individual, not simply to the member company. There may be no more than one Steering Committee member from any particular company. Founding Sponsors automatically receive one (1) Steering Committee seat. A Steering Committee member may relinquish that membership voluntarily, or may place that membership at risk through inactivity. Specifically, failure to attend or appoint a delegate to attend two consecutive Steering Committee meetings places a member on probation. Attendance by the Steering Committee member or appointed delegate at the next Steering Committee meeting is mandatory or dismissal from the Steering Committee will result. Vacant Steering Committee seats are filled, at the earliest reasonable opportunity, by (i) appointment by the founding members, if the vacancy is of a founding memberís seat, and (ii) by election, for all other vacancies. In this context, Steering Committee meetings refer to IIC technical meetings and periodic conference calls, the latter likely held no more than once per month.
 

Election Process

Election for Industrial Internet Consortium Steering Committee seats is by Single Transferable Vote (STV) of Industrial Internet Consortium Members eligible to vote. When a special election is held to fill a seat vacated before the regularly scheduled elections, the newly-elected Steering Committee member occupies that seat for the balance of that original term. Should a single election for several seats of different remaining terms take place, the STV vote transferring process will be used to fill the seats in order, longest term first.

Candidates for the Industrial Internet Consortium Steering Committee require two nominations, e-mailed to the election committee chair. Nominations must be made by representatives from an Industrial Internet Consortium member organization. Representatives from one organization are limited to nominating at most four candidates. The nomination period is thirty days from the announcement by the election committee chair that nominations may be submitted until the closing date for nominations. During the nomination period, candidates are encouraged to submit a position statement HERE. The position statement should describe the candidate's background and goals for participation on the Steering Committee. Candidates must acknowledge that their companies have allowed them to allocate the time necessary to perform the duties of a Steering Committee member. The acknowledgement is authored by the candidate and commonly appears at the end of the candidate's position statement.

If, at the nominations closing date, there are no more candidates than seats available, all the candidates are deemed elected unopposed, and no election is held. If there are both full- and partial-term seats in an unopposed election, but more candidates than full-term seats, lots will be drawn to determine which candidates are assigned the full-term seats.
 

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