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NNID Foundation, Inc. is organized exclusively for charitable purposes. This corporation is organized for the following purposes:
C. Testing for public safety
Including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Sections 501(c)(3) and 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (herein the “Code”) (or the corresponding provisions of any future United States Internal Revenue Code).
Specific goals include but are not limited to:
1. Advocate the development and maintenance of technologies and applications including network operating standards and human factors standards compatible with the safe use of Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) particularly in moving vehicles.
2. Motivate the public to use technology and applications that are compatible with safe use of a vehicle and encourage them to make safe, educated or economic choices through incentives and disincentives.
3. Manage the testing for public safety its certification process and provide a “stamp of approval” as to the compliance to Best Practices of Technology and applications in the designated operational environment.
4. Own Intellectual Property of the Marks and Trademarks of these standards.
5. Own and license, trademarks and other intellectual property for the benefit of promoting use of safe devices and limiting the unsafe use of devices.
6. Make charitable contributions of or supporting Public Service Announcements directed toward the safe use of technology in vehicles and on or near transportation routes. The technology and applications include: autonomous vehicle practices, built in-vehicle devices, portable electronic devices, cell-phones or software applications (together PEDs).
7. Undertake any other activity deemed by the Trustees to advance the safety of connected vehicles, drivers and of all people adjacent to transportation.
President and Executive Director
Leadership in Engineering Disciplines, Technology and Management. Success in Strategic Planning to Operations.
Entrepreneurial development of innovative post graduate courses for Mobile Telecommunications.
Specialties: M&A. World-Class Program and Risk Management. Innovation cycle management, technical competency systems and value creation.
Board Member and Trustee
Mobile Systems, Standards and Protocols Expert. Patented Inventor in Mobile Phone Systems and Networks
Qualified as a cellphones expert witness – State and Federal Courts.
Specialties: Cell Phone Technology, CALEA, 911, Historical Cell Phone record analysis, GSM, CDMA, IIF, Databases, Wireless, WiFi, Texting while Driving,
Regional Director, Board Member and Trustee
Space & Communications programs executive experienced in operations and enterprise transformations
Leadership Vision and Strategy executed to achieve results. Launched scores of satellites, and interplanetary probes.
Specialties: Program management, systems engineering & operations, risk management; effecting progressive changes to systems, products, processes, and cultural norms.
Dr. Gerard Hayes
Board Member and Trustee
Global technical leadership in Technology and Research organizations with contributions to handset antenna design electromagnetic research and design.
Leadership Vision and Strategy Dr. Hayes established the Wireless Research Center – North Carolina in 2010. He has been a leader in the development of international standards for OTA, HAC, and SAR evaluation (including IEEE, IEC, CTIA, and C63 standards). With over 70 US patents, Dr. Hayes has maintained a prominent technical role in the wireless industry.
Specialties: Research Organization Leadership and engineering accomplishments in Antenna and RF circuit designs for a diverse range of Industrial, Commercial and DoD applications. The scope of his experience encompasses electromagnetic theory, bioelectromagnetics, antenna design, RF circuit analysis, and materials engineering.
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