Major Executive Search announces the successful completion of an assignment recruiting Glen Stone as the new Technical Director for the Car Connectivity Consortium® (CCC). The CCC is a cross-industry international standards body advancing technologies for smartphone-to-car connectivity solutions. Through its Digital Key, the CCC brings together the automotive and technology industries to future-proof vehicle access using smart devices. Every significant manufacturer in every corner of the world — from Shanghai, China, to Munich, Germany, to New York City, USA — is vital to this member-based organization. Major Executive Search Managing Director John Rivoir conducted this assignment for the CCC.
Glen is an experienced technology executive with a proven track record of successfully bringing innovative products to market. With senior-level management experience in Fortune 500 companies, Glen has a strong history of driving strategic initiatives and managing cross-functional teams to deliver results. In his most recent role as Vice President of Engineering and System Architecture, Glen led the development and deployment to bring the IMAX Movie theater experience into the home.
As a global negotiator and influential leader in consortia and standards development, Glen has a proven ability to drive multi-national company consensus, resulting in interoperable products. As such, he was awarded the IEC 1906 Award in 2008 for international standardization activities. In 2013-2015, while working for Samsung, Glen also served on the Board of Directors of the CCC and as the Working Group Chair of the CCC’s Ecosystem Committee. He is an accomplished speaker and presenter at conferences, panels, and seminars and has been named on over 50 patents across Apple, Sony, Samsung, and DTS.
“We are delighted that Glen will serve as the new Technical Director and add to our consortium’s talent,” said Alysia Johnson, president of the Car Connectivity Consortium. “Glen’s previous standards experience and knack for creating conducive and collaborative environments will be critical as we work to advance the CCC Digital Key.”
This placement highlights Major Executive Search’s commitment to finding optimal talent in executive leadership and boardrooms for leading technology companies and standards bodies worldwide.
The Car Connectivity Consortium® (CCC) is a cross-industry standards organization advancing technologies for smartphone-to-car connectivity solutions. The CCC represents a large portion of the global automotive and smartphone industries with more than 200 member companies. The CCC member companies include smartphone and vehicle manufacturers, automotive tier-1 suppliers, silicon/chip vendors, security product suppliers, and more. Its Board of Directors includes individuals from charter member companies Apple, BMW, DENSO, Ford, General Motors, Google, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, NXP, Panasonic, Samsung, Thales, Volkswagen and Xiaomi. For more information, visit www.carconnectivity.org/