Automatic Identification & Data Capture (AIDC) Industry Association Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation
AIM Welcomes Newly Elected Board Members
March 14, 2023 – Pittsburgh, PA – AIM, the leading industry association and global authority for innovation, standards, and solutions in barcode, biometrics, IoT, NFC, RFID, RTLS, and RAIN technologies, today announces the election results for new members to the Board of Directors.
These new board members bring proven leadership abilities and valuable experience to the board with their broad set of experience, skills, diversity, and perspectives. Their term begins March 15, 2023.
Leigh Dow, Vice President Global Marketing, Identiv. Leigh is a change agent focused on what’s next, seeking out new ideas, and leading efforts to accelerate growth, build new business and increase brand value. She was recently honored with 2023 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Marketer of the Year and Podcast of the Year awards. In 2022, she was honored as an inductee to the inaugural Security Industry Association Power 100 and in 2021 named one of The Software Report's Top Women Leaders in Cybersecurity. Leigh is the current Marketing Chair for the UnitVisID Alliance and the Secretary of the NFC Forum IoT SIG. She holds an MBA specializing in Technology Management and a BS in Geopolitical Strategy.
Elizabeth Sinclair connects people, industry, academia, standards and technology in her role as Director of Strategic Alliances for Seagull Scientific, developer of BarTender® software. She works with end users and partners to enable consumer confidence, supply chain efficiencies, and regulatory compliance through the deployment of AIDC in industries including aerospace, food, pharma, medical devices, and chemical manufacturing. She has led two AIM committees, chairing both the Track and Trace and Cannabis Traceability work groups. In 2022, Elizabeth was awarded the AIM Professional of the Year. Prior to Seagull Scientific, Elizabeth managed marketing communications for the global chemical distributor Univar, supporting business units in the regulated industries. She attended the University of Washington, and holds a certificate in strategic marketing management from the school’s Foster School of Business.
Steven Keddie, AIDC Senior Director for GS1 Global Office. Steven is an Electrical Engineer with 22 years in automotive working for both tier one and OEM (6 automotive patents) and 12 years in marking and coding (focused on FMCG manufacturing). He is an industry expert on printing technology with two marking and coding patents. Steven is a 10-year member of the AIM TSC and author of “Is the GS1-128 Barcode on Course to Become the Preferred Standard for Retail Grocery and Foodservice Packaging?” and leads a global migration to 2D barcode initiative that will see 2D pervasively use in retail by 2027. He is a contributor to several SC31 work efforts and will be launching a new barcode resource for industry to ensure compliance with all GS1’s barcode syntaxes. Steven holds numerous patents and earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Ryerson Polytechnic Institute.
“We are excited to expand our board with three new members who will bring diverse expertise and insight to our work,” said Mary Lou Bosco, CEO, AIM, Inc. “We have worked diligently to ensure AIM’s board and leadership represents a variety of experts from industry, and the newest board members are no exception.”
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