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IWCS Staff

IWCS David Kiddoo Headshot

David Kiddoo

CEO/Director
IWCS
IWCS Michelle Melsop Headshot

Michelle Melsop

Sr. Operations Manager
IWCS
IWCS Marketing

Becky Dippel

Marketing Manager
IWCS

Board of Directors

IWCS Scott Wasserman Headshot

Dr. Scott H. Wasserman (Chair)

Dow
Collegeville, PA, USA
IWCS Ben Waite Headshot

Ben Waite (Vice-Chair)

Fiber Optic Center, Inc.
New Bedford, MA, USA
IWCS Jeff Barker Headshot

Jeff Barker (Treasurer)

Prysmian Group
Claremont, NC, USA
IWCS David Braun Headshot

David Braun

Teknor Apex Company
Pawtucket, RI, USA
Photo Pending

Eric Bulington

UL Solutions
Northbrook, IL, USA
IWCS Alistair Duffy Headshot

Professor Alistair Duffy

De Montfort University
Leicester, United Kingdom
Robert Elkins Photo

Robert Elkins

Corning Optical Communications LLC
Charlotte, NC, USA
IWCS Dave Fallowfield Headshot

Dave Fallowfield

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
IWCS Charles Glew Headshot

Charles Glew

Cable Components Group
Pawcatuck, CT, USA
IWCS Trent Hayes Headshot

Trent Hayes

CommScope, Inc.
Claremont, NC, USA
IWCS Bianca Hydutsky Headshot

Dr. Bianca Hydutsky

The Chemours Company
Wilmington, DE, USA
IWCS Kazunori Katayama Headshot

Kazunori Katayama

NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories
Ibaraki, Japan
IWCS Markus Kemmler Headshot

Markus F. Kemmler

Kemmler Consulting GmbH
Denkendorf, Germany
Kerry Smith Photo

Kerry Smith

Nabaltec
Chattanooga, TN, USA
IWCS Jermaine Taylor

Jermaine Taylor

OFS, a Furukawa Company
Norcross, GA, USA
IWCS Robert Wessels Headshot

Robert A. Wessels, Jr. (Chair Emeritus)

2024 Symposium Committee Officers

IWCS Michael Gurreri Headshot

Michael Gurreri (Committee Chair)

CommScope, Inc.
Middletown, PA, USA
Bulent Kose Photo

Bulent Kose (Committee Vice-Chair)

Panduit Corp.
Tinley Park, IL, USA
Brigandi

Paul Brigandi (Committee 2nd Vice-Chair)

Dow
Collegeville, PA, USA

2024 Symposium Committee Members

IWCS Yoshihiro Arashitani Headshot

Yoshihiro Arashitani

Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd.
ICHIHARA, CHIBA, Japan
IWCS Bertil Arvidsson Headshot

Dr. C. Bertil Arvidsson

Arvidsson Fiber Optics AB
Hudiksvall, Sweden
IWCS Dmitriy Bodik Headshot

Dmitriy Bodik

UL Solutions
Melville, NY, USA
IWCS Kenneth Cornelison Headshot

Kenneth Cornelison

Wire & Cable Technology Resources
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Photo Pending

John DiMeglio

LAPP Inc.
Florham Park, NJ, USA
IWCS Helio Durigan Headshot

Hélio Durigan

Furukawa Electric LatAm S.A.
Curitiba, PR, Brazil
IWCS Mehdi Emad Headshot

Mehdi Emad

Solvay Specialty Polymers
West Deptford, NJ, USA
Ed Fenton IWCS 2022

Ed Fenton

WCMA, Daikin America
Orangeburg, NY, USA
IWCS Eduardo Garza Headshot

Eduardo Garza

Hitachi Cable America, Inc.
Manchester, NH, USA
IWCS Michael Gimblet Headshot

Michael J. Gimblet

Corning Optical Communications LLC
Hickory, NC, USA
IWCS Svend Hopland Headshot

Dr. Svend Hopland

Hopland MarinInstal
Oslo, Norway
IWCS Wayne Kachmar Headshot

Wayne Kachmar

Technical Horsepower Consulting LLC
North Bennington, VT, USA
IWCS Rob Larocca Headshot

Robert LaRocca

UL Solutions
Melville, NY, USA
IWCS Eric Lawrence Headshot

Eric Lawrence

Leviton Manufacturing Co.
New Holland, PA, USA
IWCS Michael McNulty Headshot

Michael McNulty

Wire & Cable Technology Int'l / WCISA®
Akron, OH, USA
Mello

Jon Mello

Teknor Apex Company
Pawcatuck, CT, USA
IWCS Douglas Parker Headshot

Douglas A. Parker

FO Connect Consulting
Camarillo, CA, USA
Risch

Dr. Brian Risch

Prysmian Group
Claremont, NC, USA
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Lynne Russell

Cable Components Group
Pawcatuck, CT, USA
Schelling

Thomas Schelling

J.M. Huber Corporation
Fairmount, GA, USA
Photo Pending

Kazuyuki Sohma

Sumitomo Electric Industries
Yokohama, Japan
IWCS Matteo Solari Headshot

Matteo Solari

S.I.C.C.E.T S.r.l.
Brescia, Italy
IWCS Marie Ange Vatin

Marie-Ange Vatin

Covestro
Neuilly sur Seine, France
IWCS Eric Whitham Headshot

Eric Whitham

OFS, a Furukawa Company
Carrollton, GA, USA
IWCS Daniel Winkler Headshot

Daniel Winkler

E.G.O. North America, Inc.
Newnan, GA, USA
IWCS Sharon Wrobel

Sharon Wrobel

WESCO
Glenview, IL, USA
IWCS Xiong (Frank) Zhuang Headshot

Zhuang (Frank) Xiong

Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company
Wuhan, P.R. China

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