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Announcement of Recipients for the 2018 INCITS Achievement Awards

Announcement of Recipients of the 2018 INCITS Achievement Awards 

The INCITS Awards Program began in 1992 to provide an opportunity for the INCITS community to acknowledge and recognize those participants that have provided technical expertise and exhibited effective committee management. INCITS recognizes the significant achievements and dedication of the technical experts to the standards development activities nationally and internationally.  

We congratulate the recipient's for their continued dedication and leadership and will honor their achievements at the April 10, 2018 INCITS Officer's Awards Dinner in New Orleans, LA.

INCITS Merit Award 

This Award is presented to:

  • Wo Chang of NIST
  • Frederick Knight of NetApp
  • Lisa Moore of Unicode

to recognize their more than 10+ year as a member with significant contributions to at least two international SCs or WGs in a technical contributor or leadership role and demonstrated continuous support for the work of INCITS.

INCITS Service Award 

This award is presented to:

  • Craig Cummings of VMware
  • Jonathan King of Finisar Corporation
  • Eric Simmon of NIST

to recognize their outstanding service to the INCITS organization through committee work or duties during the past year.

INCITS Technical Excellence Award 

This is an award presented to:

  • Adrian Butter of GlobalFoundries
  • David Peterson of Broadcom Limited
  • James Smart of Broadcom Limited 

to recognize their visible and significant technical contributions to the work of the TC (nationally or Internationally).

INCITS Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is presented to:

  • Brian Beech of Entrust Datacard

to honor his more than 20 years of service to INCITS as a subgroup officer, key contributor and mentor. Demonstrating his long-term commitment to INCITS and its national and international standardization activities.

INCITS Chairman's Award

This is an award selected by the INCITS Executive Board Chairman and presented to one INCITS participant at the Awards Dinner. This participant has provided outstanding service to the INCITS organization through committee work or duties assigned by the INCITS Chair and/or assisted the Chair in progressing the work of INCITS during the Chair’s term. The recipient of this award will be announced separately following the April 10th awards dinner.

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