CEA Communications Head Jeff Joseph to Leave Association
Aug 10, 2006 8:00 AM
After eight years with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), Vice President of Communications and Strategic Relations Jeff Joseph has announced his resignation, effective Aug. 30, 2006. Joseph will begin the next stage of his career at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO).
At CEA, Joseph managed the communications department, served as spokesperson on numerous issues, and was responsible for CEA's media and public affairs strategies. During his tenure, Joseph has built an effective and successful communications team and has been instrumental in many of the most hotly debated technology issues in decades, including the transition to digital television, intellectual property, and environmental policy. Under Joseph's leadership, media efforts at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) continue to hit the pinnacle. Joseph has driven media attendance, participation, and coverage of the International CES to new heights year after year. Joseph has also successfully showcased, positioned, and communicated the vast public policy, strategic, international, and membership efforts undertaken by CEA each year.
"Jeff is an incredibly effective communications professional. He is passionate, honest, warm, quick, and has an endless desire to make a difference," says CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro. "His love of our industry, its products, and people comes through everyday. I will remember Jeff's tenure at CEA as one filled with passion, fervor, accomplishments, and success."
Shapiro concluded, "We wish Jeff the best of luck in his future endeavors. Our team at CEA will miss him."