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Title: IEEE Executive Director Report

IEEE Executive Director Report
  • R10 Meeting
  • 2 March, 2013
  • Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • James Prendergast

2012 Growth Highlights Another impressive year
  • 393M Revenue achieved (unaudited)
  • 429,085 members as of year-end 2012
  • 85-100 Tutorials added to elearning library
  • 85K downloads of IEEE-USA ebooks on professional
  • 11.9M hits on during 2012
  • Acceptance of IEEE Standards in Europe
  • AICTE opportunity in India leveraged
  • Asia Europe business development study
  • Chinese version of Spectrum released
  • Clarified BC/DR following Hurricane Sandy
  • Cloud reference architecture created
  • Comprehensive QA Policy completed
  • Computing Now launched
  • Conference quality issue addressed
  • CSDA/P rollout in India
  • Data center upgraded, including the core network
  • Digital Spectrum for students released
  • EPICS in 12 countries
  • Evaluation of the IEEE Brand completed

Business Highlights
Membership Stats (January 2013)
  • IEEE Total Membership 438,246
  • Increased 2.7 11,474 members
  • Higher Grade Membership (without GSM)
  • Increased 1.5 4,534 members
  • Undergraduate
  • Increased 4.1 3,006 members
  • Graduate Students
  • Increased 9.1 3,934 members
  • Total Society Membership 333,389
  • Increased 0.6 2,005 members
  • 21 societies increased by more than 1
  • 12 societies decreased by more than 1
  • 5 societies saw increases or decreases of /- 1

all figures are end of January 2013 and
reflect the same time period YoY for 2012
unless otherwise noted
Society Memberships
  • Number of individuals with at least one Society
    membership increased by almost 2, with no loss
    in overall memberships
  • Members gravitating to one home Society as
    publications are becoming increasingly available
    from their employers
  • To increase the number of members holding
    multiple Society memberships is positive to do
    so without a concurrent loss in overall
    membership is even more so

It Was A Very Good Year
  • 2012 sales forecast 195.2 million
  • 6.3 million over budget
  • 7.6 over 2011
  • New corporate sales exceeded expectations

Global Growth
  • Recorded stronger sales in countries spanning the
  • Record-setting efforts in India
  • Result of hard work, great preparation, and
    focused, team-wide execution
  • Quick to identify, analyze and capitalize upon
    possibilities in emerging markets

Benchmarking IEEEs sales growth We Continue to
Outperform the Competition
Sci/Tech publishing average growth growth
2011 5.1 5.2
2012 3.2 forecast 7.6 prelim
2013 3.2 forecast 4.8 budget
Sources Outsell September 2012 IEEE Marketing
2012 IEEE Xplore Global Usage
Standards Education 
  • John Wiley Sons has accepted IEEE Standards
    Education Committee-developed proposal to write
    and publish a book of case studies on modern
    standardization under the IEEE Press-Wiley
  • requested by university professors around the
  • The IEEE Standards Education Committee released
    the fifth issue of IEEE Standards Education
    e-Magazine on 30 January 2013 http//standardsmaga
  • Standards Education Workshop at ICCVE conference
    (Beijing) in partnership with CNIS in December.
  • Standards Education Track was held as part of the
    Indicon 2012 conference in Kochi in Dec 2012
  • students papers from the IEEE Standards Education
    Committee grants were presented.

Standards Publications
  • In 2012, IEEE-SA published its highest amount of
    pages - ever, just under 20,000.
  • A primary driver of these numbers (volume and
    speed) is the increasing amount of 802 documents
    published (22 total) and the expedited work
    associated with them and Smart Grid (SG)
  • Average time to publication continued to decrease
    to 8 weeks.

Pre-University Education
  • EPICS (Engineering Projects In Community Service)
  • Currently 40 projects, operating in 14 Countries
  • Argentina, Belgium, India, Kenya, Mexico,
    Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia, Uganda,
    United States, Uruguay, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • More than 100 volunteers involved, working with
  • 266 University Students and 471 pre-university
  • Impacts 90,000 people in communities around the
  • TISP (Teacher In-Service Program)
  • 4 TISP training workshops slated for 2013
  • Reach an estimated 250-300 IEEE volunteers
  • Goal is to reach 600 teachers representing 64,000

IEEE Spectrum Redesigns To Better Work In Print
and Electronic Form
  • The new S Logo is inspired by the radio
    spectrum charts
  • The S Logo is designed to work in multiple
    formats from the magazine to smartphones
  • New Web site uses HTML5 so that it works on a
    variety of devices story modules
    reconfigure to fit your screen

IEEE Computer Society offers professional
training programs in emerging areas
  • IEEE Computer Society now offers TechLeader
    courses in all new areas Cloud Compting,
    Embedded Systems, Multicore and/or Parallel
    Processing, and New topical areas such as Ethical
  • Will also offer 16 of Skillsofts KnowledgeCenter
    learning portals.

IEEE Society Webinars attract thousands
  • Mainly between May-Dec 2012, 6 IEEE Societies
    reported hosting about 70 webinars.
  • Computer, EDS, ComSoc, CIS, SSCS, PELS.
  • Attracted roughly 10,260 attendees from various
  • Computer Society has highest attendance 5,400.

Open Access IEEE Access 4 Topical Journals
Now In Operation
Dr. Michael Pecht, IEEE Access
Fabrizio Lombardi, IEEE Transactions on Emerging
Topics in Computing
Renuka P. Jindal, IEEE Journal of Electron
Devices Society
Atam P. Dhawan, IEEE Journal of Translational
Engineering in Health and Medicine
Carmen S. Menoni, IEEE Photonics Journal
Clifford Dasco, IEEE Journal of Translational
Engineering in Health Medicine
Moving Forward In Region 10
IEEE Asia-Pacific Limited Established
  • New entity incorporated in Singapore as Company
    Limited by Guarantee
  • Approval received from Singapore Economic
    Development Board for the Non Profit Organization
    Tax Incentive (NPOTI) program. 
  • NPOTI Program Start  Date 1 Mar 2013  and valid
    till 28 Feb 2018. Entity is tax exempt and
    renewable every 5 years.
  • This establishes the IEEE Asia Pacific Office as
    the Asia Pacific regional headquarters for IEEE
    raising our profile for the activities in the
    Asia Pacific. 

India Office Continues Expansion
Concluding Remarks
Our Five Year Aspiration
  • By 2016, IEEE will be the global provider of
    choice, and 1 in customer satisfaction, for
    services and products that empower people to
    discover, develop, and deliver technology.
  • We will achieve this by
  • Delivering a best-in-class user experience by
    aggressively leveraging technologies
  • Increasing nimbleness, speed to market, and
    operational efficiencies
  • Driving high employee engagement and leadership
  • Creating new opportunities for member and
    customer engagement
  • Ensuring our long term future through increased
    financial growth, strength stability

Our Five Year Aspiration 2013 Empowering Our
Professional Core
IEEEs Professional Core We Are In The Knowledge
  • We empower people to discover, develop and
    deliver technology for YOU
  • We believe in collaboration and leveraging the
    power of one IEEE
  • We strive for excellence in everything we do
  • We align with global trends
  • We aim for simplicity
  • We focus for maximum impact

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