Karen Bartleson headshotCongratulations to IEEE President-Elect Karen Bartleson, Appointed to the US Commerce Department’s Digital Economy Board of Advisors

4 April 2016 – IEEE congratulates IEEE President-Elect Karen Bartleson on being one of 17 industry experts appointed to serve on the US Commerce Department’s Digital Economy Board of Advisors, which will provide recommendations on ways to advance economic growth and opportunity in the digital age. The appointees, who will serve two-year terms, were chosen from a large pool of highly-qualified applicants from industry, civil society, and academia to provide expertise from a variety of viewpoints, according to the news release.

The board will provide recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce through the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, which is responsible for advising the US president on telecommunications and information policy issues.

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