Eligibility for Membership
By charter, the Council
limits its size to approximately 20 members. We emphasize quality of
participation rather than quantity of membership.
While members are expected
to attend all meetings, practical realities are well understood by all.
However, members unable to attend at least 4 of 12 meetings per year will be
asked to stand down to make room for another candidate.
Members of the Council are
executive level technologists. Chief Technology Officer and Vice
President of Engineering are the most common titles either currently or
recently held by our members.
There are no competitive
conflicts among members of the Council. This is ensured during the
candidacy process when evaluating new members, thereby facilitating openness
and depth of discussions that might otherwise be curtailed.
There are no membership
Interest in joining the
Council should be directed either to a current member known to you or to the
Chair (see Contact Us).
Please send your company
affiliation, current position, and a brief biography (see
This information will be
shared with all members of the Council to comment on eligibility, potential
competitive conflicts, and a recommendation to the Chair.
You will then be
officially notified by the Chair. The process usually takes 1 to 2