David Law is a Consultant Engineer at 3Com where he has worked on the specification and development of Ethernet products since 1989. Throughout that time he has been a member of the IEEE 802.3 CSMA/CD (Ethernet) Working Group, where he has held a number of leadership positions, including Vice-Chair, from 1996 until his election as Chair in 2008. In 2004 he was appointed to the IEEE SA Standards Board review committee (RevCom) and in 2005 was also appointed to the IEEE SA Standards Board and the IEEE SA Standards Board patent committee (PatCom). In 2007 he served as Chair of PatCom and since 2008 has served as the Chair of RevCom. In 2000, Mr. Law received the IEEE SA Standards Medallion for 'leadership and technical contributions to Ethernet networking standards' and is named on 21 issued and four pending patents related to Ethernet.
Tony Jeffree is in his fifth term of office as the Chairman of the IEEE 802.1 Working Group and is the recipient of an IEEE Standards Medallion in recognition of his role in the development of network management standards in IEEE 802 and ISO. In 1984, Mr. Jeffree became actively involved in the work of the IEEE Network Management Task Group in IEEE 802.1, and in November 1985 he was appointed Chairman of the task group. The work of the task group resulted in the publication of IEEE Standards 802.1E, 802.1B, 802.1F, and 802.1k. He is currently an Editor for P802.1Qav and P802.1AB, which are standards projects within the Audio-Video Bridging task group.
Bruce Kraemer has been Chair of the IEEE 802.11 Working Group since 2008. He has 30 years of experience in high tech research, development, and strategic marketing with companies including Foxboro, Harris, Intersil, and Conexant. He is currently with Marvell Semiconductor in Strategic Marketing. Mr. Kramer has 13 years of standards development experience in ETSI, IEEE 802.11 and IEEE 802.15, serving as Chair of numerous activities. He has been Chair of the 802.11n Task Group for six years, which in September 2009 completed its standards development work for a new high throughput MAC and PHY.
Bob Heile is a 30-year veteran in data communications and wireless data and is widely known for his many articles and presentations on the topic. He is the Chairman and founding member of the ZigBee Alliance, Chair and founding member of the IEEE 802.15 Working Group on Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs), Co-Chair of the P2030 Smart Grid Communications Task Force, and is a founding member of IEEE 802.11. Before the ZigBee Alliance, Mr. Heile was involved in Wireless Communications Consulting for several high profile companies and Wireless Opportunity Business Development for GTE commercializing Wireless PAN technologies and public IEEE 802.11 data services.
Phillip Barber is Chief Scientist, Wireless Advanced Research & Standards, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., and has over 20 years experience in the area of mobile packet routed wireless technology and strategy. Co-founder and CEO of Broadband Mobile Technologies, Inc., he has experience in telecommunications and business consulting work in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Among other offices, Mr. Barber is currently Chair for the Network Management Task Group in IEEE 802.16, Vice-Chair for 802.16 Advanced Air Interface Task Group M, and a current member of the IEEE Standards Review Committee and the IEEE Standards Association Standards Board.
Dr. Wendong Hu is with the Advanced System Technology research labs of STMicroelectroncs Inc., in California, as an Innovative System Architect. In 2005 he joined the IEEE 802.22, IEEE 802.11, and IEEE 802.16 working groups, and served as a technical editor for 802.22 from 2007 to 2009. Currently, he is the Chair of 802.22 WRAN (Cognitive Wireless Region Area Networks) working group.