IEEE Annual Election
Balloting for the 2023 IEEE Annual Election has begun. The deadline to cast your vote is 12:00 pm EDT (16:00 UTC) on 2 October 2023.
Offices up for election, including candidate biographies and statements are available within the electronic ballot and can be found on the Annual Election Candidate webpage.
Meet the 2024 IEEE President-Elect Candidates Forum
The “Meet the 2024 IEEE President-Elect Candidates Forum” was held on Saturday, 12 August 2023, from 5:45 pm to 6:45 p.m. ET at the IEEE Sections Congress in Ottawa, Canada. The candidates answered questions on issues important to IEEE members. 2023 IEEE President and CEO Saifur Rahman hosted and moderated the event. View the recorded forum.
IEEE Hosted Candidate Forums
IEEE’s strength comes from having strong volunteer leadership, with the support of all IEEE members. To support member engagement in these important elections, IEEE hosted recorded candidate forums.
Hear from the candidates themselves:
- IEEE President-Elect Candidates Forum | Hosted by Region 5 | See candidate biographies and statements
- IEEE Standards Association President-Elect Candidates Forum | Hosted by Standards Association | See candidate biographies and statements
- IEEE-USA President-Elect Candidates Forum | Hosted by Region 1 | See candidate biographies and statements
- IEEE-USA President-Elect Candidates Forum | Hosted by Region 5 | See candidate biographies and statements
- IEEE Region 1 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect Candidates Q&A Forum | Hosted by Region 1 | See candidate biographies and statements
- IEEE Region 5 Delegate-Elect/Director-Elect Candidates Forum | Hosted by Region 5 | See candidate biographies and statements
2024 IEEE President-Elect Candidates
ROGER U. FUJII
(Nominated by IEEE Board of Directors)
Fujii Systems, Inc – Trusted Systems
Rancho Palos Verdes, California, USA
Meet Roger by watching a brief video.
Roger is an IEEE Fellow and served in elected positions including VP Technical Activities, Division VIII Director (Board), and President, Computer Society. He was a Vice President (retired) at Northrop Grumman who grew his division’s revenues to $1B and spearheaded the invention of an airborne communication system. Roger created the methodology for certifying critical systems codified in IEEE Standard 1012.
As chair of “IEEE in 2050 and Beyond,” Roger is leading vital changes to prepare IEEE for the future. Previously, Roger implemented improvements in financial transparency, service center efficiency, and membership engagement.
He was a Xiamen University guest professor and a UCLA and California State University lecturer. Roger authored numerous papers, many classified. He served on the National Academy of Sciences council (Space Shuttle).
Notable awards include Eta Kappa Nu and Richard Merwin Service Medallion. He holds degrees in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science from UC Berkeley and an MBA from UCLA.
KATHLEEN A. KRAMER, PhD
(Nominated by IEEE Board of Directors)
University of San Diego
San Diego, California, USA
Meet Kathleen by watching a brief video.
Kathleen A. Kramer is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of San Diego. She has also been a Member of Technical Staff at several companies, including ViaSat, HP, and Bell Communications Research. She served as Director of Engineering (2004-2013), providing academic leadership for all of the university’s engineering programs. She is a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE AESS and an officer of the society. She received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering with a second major in physics from Loyola Marymount University, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from CalTech. She has emphasized collaborative leadership to successfully advance the mission of IEEE by making high-level leadership contributions across a wide spectrum of IEEE activities and technical communities. Her board-level roles include service as IEEE Secretary and chair of Governance, IEEE Region 6 Director, and as chair of the 2023 IEEE Ad Hoc on Innovating Funding Models.