Distinctive Exemplary Industry Leader Award

Description:

This award recognizes a distinctive and exemplary industry executive whose leadership has made a significant impact globally and who has led preeminent and extraordinary advancements in consumer technology.

Administration:

IEEE CONSUMER TECHNOLOGY SOCIETY

Eligibility:

An industry executive who has played a major leadership role in advancing R&D and/or deployment of consumer technology that has notably impacted the markets globally. The candidate must show that they have substantially advanced the use of consumer technology broadly in industry, commerce, and society. Ideally, the candidate must be a member of the IEEE or the IEEE Consumer Technology Society.

The Eligibility and Selection process shall comply with procedures and regulation established in the IEEE and Society/Council governing documents, particularly with IEEE Policy 4.4 on Awards Limitations.

Ineligible:

Members of either the IEEE CTSoc Awards Committee, IEEE CTSoc Officers, or IEEE CTSoc Board of Governors are not eligible to be either nominators or endorsers of a nominee, or to be nominated for this Award. Self-nominations for this award is not permitted and will not be accepted.

Single Annual Award:

Only one qualified recipient may be selected annually. Recipient receives the full prize of a recognition plaque. There is no honourarium attached to this Award.

Frequency:

The Award may be given annually, and only if a suitable awardee is identified.

Funds:

The IEEE Consumer Technology Society will administer the award out of its annual Society operations budget.

Nominee Solicitation:

Nominations will be openly solicited each year and decided by the Awards Committee. 

Awards Committee:

The Awards Chair is appointed by the President. The Awards Chair selects the committee members.

The 2019-2020 Awards Committee members are: Simon Sherratt (Committee Chair); Wahab Almuhtadi; Sharon Peng; Wen-Chung Kao; Brian Markwalter; Stefan Mozar; Narisa Nan Chu; and Michael Isnardi.

Schedule:

This Award may be given annually, any time within the year.

Selection/Basis for Judging:

Nominations will be evaluated and scored fairly by the Awards Committee. The award will not be conferred in any given year if a suitable candidate is not identified.

Presentation:

The award will be presented at one of the IEEE Consumer Technology Society's annual conference or venue appropriate to the business area of the recipient.

Publicity:

The award will be published in the Consumer Technology Society Magazine, CTSoc World, and website.

Recipients of the Distinctive Exemplary Industry Leader Award

This award recognizes a distinctive and exemplary industry executive whose leadership has made a significant impact globally and who hasled preeminent and extraordinary advancements in consumer technology.

2019 Recipient: Dr. Ibrahim Gedeon - Click Here for Citation

Nominations

Application Form