Arthur D. Little's Stuart Lipoff named president of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society.
The IEEE is the world's largest technical professional society with more than 320,000 members worldwide. The Consumer Electronics Society is the leading technical association in the industry, responsible for gathering and broadcasting information regarding the design and manufacture of consumer electronics components and products. The vast array of technologies being addressed by the CES community range from cellular telephones to PC hardware, home automation systems, video systems and home healthcare devices.
"It is an honor to be named to this all-star team comprised of some of the country's finest scientists and engineers," said Lipoff. "I look forward to contributing my expertise, especially to promote standards and technical activities within the industry."
About Stuart Lipoff
As vice president and director of Advanced Electronics Technology in Arthur D. Little's Electronic Systems Section, Stuart Lipoff assists clients in their efforts to leverage technologies in telecommunications and apply it to businesses. These activities range from modifying the architecture of a company's telephone system to providing counsel and recommendations regarding the pending changes in telecommunications legislation. Lipoff aids companies in developing strategies for success as the cable and telecom industries converge and personal communications and wireless services need to be clearly defined. He has also helped large telecommunications providers take advantage of new opportunities in emerging markets.
Lipoff joined Arthur D. Little from Bell & Howell Communications Co. He has bachelor's degrees in both Electrical Engineering and Engineering Physics from Lehigh University. He has also received a master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University, and a MBA degree from Suffolk University.
In addition to his new role as president of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, Lipoff serves as chairman of the Consumer Electronics Society Standards Committee. He is a member of the Society for Cable Television Engineers, as well as the Electronic Industries Association's subcommittee that is developing a U.S. system design recommendation for a broadcast teletext electronic news service.
Arthur D. Little, an employee-owned firm, is one of the world's leading consulting firms with 2,700 staff members based in offices and laboratories around the globe. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., the firm provides consulting services in three areas: management consulting; environmental, health, and safety consulting; and technology and product development.
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