PISCATAWAY, NJ--(Marketwire - September 23, 2010) -  IEEE-ISTO today announced the addition of two new directors to its Governing Board. Bob Mandeville, Founder and President of Iometrix, and Yatin Trivedi, Director of Standards and Interoperability Programs at Synopsys, were both named to serve on the IEEE-ISTO Board of Directors.

Bob Mandeville founded Iometrix, the networking industry's preeminent testing authority, and has dedicated his career to providing globally recognized and trusted certification tests to the ever-expanding networking industry. Strongly committed to advancing industry standards for testing, Bob has authored test specifications for several leading standards bodies including the IETF, IEEE, MEF, MSF, IP/MPLS Forum and BBF. 

Yatin Trivedi is Director of Standards and Interoperability Programs for Synopsys. He represents Synopsys on the Standards Education Committee of the IEEE-SA, and on the Board of Directors of Accellera. In addition to representing Synopsys on several standards committees, Yatin manages initiatives promoting interoperability under their corporate strategic marketing group.

"We are fortunate to add Yatin and Bob to our diverse Board," said Gerry Lane, Director, Open Source and Standards Project Office, IBM and IEEE-ISTO Chairman. "With their addition to the IEEE-ISTO Board, Bob and Yatin contribute significant breadth and a wealth of experience in interoperability standards and conformity assessment. Their experience will help guide IEEE-ISTO in the years to come."

IEEE-ISTO Board of Directors

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

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


  • Jon Adams, Business Development, Wireless Connectivity Operation, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
  • Bob Mandeville, Founder and President of Iometrix
  • Roger Martin, President, RJM Consulting
  • Yatin Trivedi, Director of Standards and Interoperability Programs at Synopsys
  • 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. A federation of member programs, its mission is to facilitate the life-cycle 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, IEEE-ISTO Programs span the spectrum of today's information and communications technologies. IEEE-ISTO is the recipient of the 2010 Tenzing Norgay Interoperability Achievement Award which recognizes success in driving market acceptance, adoption and implementation of standardized technologies. For more information, visit www.ieee-isto.org.

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