Oleg Logvinov is the Director of Special Assignments at STMicroelectronics’ Industrial & Power Conversion Division. After graduating from the Technical University of Ukraine (KPI) with the equivalent of a Master’s degree in electrical engineering, he worked as a senior researcher at the R&D Laboratory of the Ukraine Department of Energy at the KPI. During the last 20 years Mr. Logvinov has held various senior technical and executive management positions in the telecommunications and networking industry. He currently serves on the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Corporate Advisory Group and the IEEE-SA Standards Board. Mr. Logvinov also actively participates in several IEEE standards development working groups. He helped found the HomePlug Powerline Alliance and today serves as the Chief Technical Officer and Board Member of the Alliance. Mr. Logvinov has seventeen patents to his credit and has been an invited speaker on multiple occasions.