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ATDI (France)
Facebook (United States)
Hitachi, Ltd.
JandJ Group (South Africa)
Altel Communications Sdn Bhd (Malaysia)
Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law (Norway)
European Telecommunications Satellite Organisation
Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI)
The Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications
Consortium of Cloud Computing Research (Korea (Rep. of))
SOTELGUI (Société des Télécommunications de Guinée)
Microsoft Corporation
Atlantique Télécom Côte d
Saudi Telecom [ROA] (Saudi Arabia (Kingdom of))
Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (India)
Econet Telecom Lesotho (Pty) Ltd (ETL) (Lesotho)
Marcatel Com. S.A. de C.V.
IDMI Sal offshore (Lebanon)
Sri Lanka Telecom Ltd.
Lodz University of Technology (Poland)
Economic Community for West African States (International)
Joint Stock Telecommunications Company
Tsinghua University (China)
Telekom Brunei Berhad (TelBru) [ROA] (Brunei Darussalam)
The University of Electro-Communications (Japan)



International Organization for Standardization

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is the world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards. ISO is a network of the national standards institutes of 163 countries, one member per country, with a Central Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland, that coordinates the system. ISO is a non-governmental organization that forms a bridge between the public and private sectors.

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Mr Rob Steele

ISO Secretary-General since 1 January 2009, Rob Steele has been reappointed for a second term of office (2014-2018). He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Standards New Zealand (SNZ) and is a Chartered Accountant, a member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors, and a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management. During his tenure as CEO of the New Zealand standards body, he represented SNZ on the ISO Council and Council Standing Committee on Strategy, and the ISO Technical Management Board. He was also Secretary of the Pacific Area Standards Congress (PASC) from 2002 to April 2007.


In his career Rob has worked in the private sector in New Zealand and Canada in many roles. He was Chief Executive of an electricity distribution company and prior to that in providing senior management advice to clients of Deloitte on financial audit and organizational finance. He has served on several Boards as a director of companies in the manufacturing and service sectors. Rob holds New Zealand and Canadian citizenship.