Steven Tiffen announced to the 2017 CTA Executive Board

CTA Announces 2017 Executive Board and Board of Industry Leaders

 Boingo’s David Hagan Elected Chair


San Jose, CA, September 22, 2016 – The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, the nation’s leading trade association representing more than 2,200 consumer technology companies, today announced the election of its 2017 Executive Board and  Board of Industry Leaders (BIL).

“Congratulations to these outstanding trailblazers and pioneers of our industry,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. “We are humbled to have such a distinguished and visionary group of volunteers help lead our association and our industry as we continue to fight for and promote innovation that helps make our world a better place.”

CTA announced the 24 new members of the association’s BIL and Executive Board on Thursday morning during Innovate! and Celebrate in San Jose, a combined event hosted by CTA and Tech.Co.

David Hagan, Chairman and CEO, Boingo Wireless, was named Chairman of the Board, succeeding Starpower Chairman Daniel Pidgeon who remains a member of CTA’s Executive Board. Mike Fasulo, president and COO, Sony Electronics, Inc. and Randy Fry, president, Fry’s Electronics are newly elected Vice Chairs. New Executive Board members include Dr. Jim Mault, VP and chief medical officer, Qualcomm Life; Mike Dunn, president, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Worldwide;  Bridget Karlin, managing director, Intel; Laura Orvidas, vice president, consumer electronics, Amazon; Steve Tiffen, president and CEO, The Tiffen Company; and Fred Towns, president, New Age Electronics.

Read the full press release at cta.tech