Joe Bhatia
Joe Bhatia
S. Joe Bhatia began his tenure as president and chief executive officer of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on January 1, 2006.

Prior to joining ANSI, Mr. Bhatia held the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer of the international group at Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL). During his tenure with the organization Mr. Bhatia assumed positions of progressive leadership in global business operations. His areas of responsibility included engineering, governmental and congressional liaisons, external affairs, follow-up (certification) services, and direction of UL’s $300+ million international operations.

Mr. Bhatia served two terms as president of the Pan American Standards Commission (COPANT), from 2013 to 2017, and previously served as COPANT vice president for four years. He also serves as vice chairman of the Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Standards and Technical Trade Barriers (ITAC 16), a joint program of the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Trade Representative. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Credential Engine, and a member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Council and its Standing Committee on Strategies.

Recently retired as a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Board of Directors, Mr. Bhatia holds a seat on the Oakton Community College Education Foundation Board. In addition to his numerous professional affiliations, he is a frequent lecturer in the U.S. and around the world on topics such as international trade, technical developments, commercial market access, and health, safety, and environmental concerns.

Mr. Bhatia holds a bachelor of science in electrical engineering and a master of science in business management. He and his wife, Punita, have two sons and one grandson.

Jun Gyu Park
Jun Gyu Park
Sanghoon Lee is the Administrator of Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS), the national standards body of Republic of Korea representing all of ministries in the field of standardization. He holds Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Han-yang University in Republic of Korea and Master’s degree in science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has more than 20 years of government experience in management and administrations. He is a standardization expert as he gained the knowledge and experience by serving as a director general of Bureau of Standardization Policy in KATS (2018-2020). He has been contributing to international standardization works as an ISO Council member and President of IEC National Committee of Korea since 2020.

2001 ~ 2003 Secretary, Internet policy division, Ministry of Science and ICT
2003 ~ 2006 Dispatch, Presidential advisory council on science & technology
2006 ~ 2008 Director of Radio wave management division, Ministry of Science and ICT
2008 ~ 2009 Director of Software promotion division, Ministry of Knowledge Economy
2009 ~ 2013 Director of Software policy division, Ministry of Knowledge Economy
2013 ~ 2015 Director of Energy demand management division, Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy
2015 ~ 2017 Director General for Special disaster support, Ministry of Public Safety and
2017 ~ 2018 Director General for Technology policy, Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy
2018 ~ 2021 Director General for Bureau of Standards Policy, Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS)
2021~ Present Administrator of Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS)

Kwang Hae Oh
Kwang Hae Oh
Yonghyun Lee is the Director of International Standards Cooperation Division in Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS). She holds Ph.D. candidacy in Energy Resources Engineering specialized in Environmental Economics. She has been working in KATS for 17 years and contributed to conformity evaluation, trade barriers to technology and bilateral cooperation. As secretary of IEC National Committee of Korea, she has also been working on international standardization through cooperating with international standardization organizations including ISO and IEC.

Work History:
1994 ~ 2000 Analysis of organic and inorganic chemical materials / Quality analysis of consumer products / R&D of biodegradable plastics / Support for rubber products / Establishment of conformity evaluation system
2000 ~ 2011 Implementation of technical barriers to trade / Research on standard patent linkage policies / Establishment of bilateral cooperation among standardization organizations including NEASF, PSAC and APEC / Management of IEC works
2012 ~ 2016 Establishment of a safety management system for child products / enactment of the Special Act on safety of child products
2017 ~ 2021 Assist International Standardization Organization Cooperation and International Accreditation Organizations (ILAC, APAC) / Management of conformity assessment for testing and medical accreditation / Establishment of forensics assessment system / Korean Human Body Measurement Project
2021 ~ Present Directing ISO/IEC International Standardization Cooperation

David Miller
David Miller
David Miller is the Senior Advisor, Global Industry Services at the American Petroleum
Institute. In this role he provides guidance and perspective on overall standards policy
and procedures and is a member of API’s Global Industry Services Management Staff.
David also serves on the Board of Directors of the American National Standards Institute
(ANSI) as a Vice Chair and chairs the ANSI Finance Committee and International Policy
Advisory Group. He has also served on several federally chartered advisory committees
and has testified before the U.S. Congress, Federal and State regulators on standards
and technology issues.

David is a registered professional engineer and earned a BS degree in Civil Engineering
from the University of Utah, a MS degree in Environmental Sciences from the University
of Texas at Dallas and represents API on the University of Texas Petroleum Extension
Service Board of Advisors and the Offshore Technology Conference Board of Directors.
He joined API in 1985 and has been elected a Fellow by the American Society of Civil

Seong Su Park
Seong Su Park
Seong Su Park received M.S. and Ph. D. degrees in materials science from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 1986 and 1992 respectively. He had been in charge of developments of high-speed optical communication laser diodes and wireless communication chipsets for Bluetooth, WLAN, WCDMA mobile phone. Since 2012, he joined quantum communications and computing research areas. He was participated in making plans for quantum policies and R&D strategies considering intrim and external conditions Korea confronted. Now he is the director of Quantum Technology Research Center at ETRI established on June, 2019, with over 40 researchers. In 2021, he was a convener for publishing IEC white paper on quantum technology. And now he is also the convener of IEC SEG14 quantum technologies. Also, he is a member of Quantum Technology Special Committee of Presidential Advisory Council On Science & Technology, Korea.

David Steel
David Steel
Dr. David Steel is executive director of UL Standards & Engagement, leading the organization’s development of safety standards and translation of the knowledge gained from safety science research into practical policy initiatives and advocacy.

An experienced corporate reputation leader, Steel guides the nonprofit organization’s efforts to develop policy partnerships and campaigns focused on improving human health and safety. He spent more than two decades working across global communications, public affairs, marketing, and corporate citizenship in senior roles at Samsung Electronics. Most recently, he was Samsung’s executive vice president and head of corporate affairs for the United States.

Prior to joining Samsung, Steel worked at McKinsey & Company and as a researcher at Argonne National Laboratory. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from Oxford University, an MBA with honors from the University of Chicago, and a doctorate in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Steel spent 2017 as an Advanced Leadership Fellow at Harvard University.

Heejeong Yim
Heejeong Yim
Dr. Yim is the Net Zero national standard coordinator of KATS, performing the role of establishing and implementing the Net Zero standardization roadmap of Korea in order to stimulate the national 2050 Net Zero goal achievement.

She received her Doctor degree in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany specialized in Eco-design and Life Cycle Assessment, while working at the Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology(IWF) as a research engineer performing various international projects.

She enriched her global industrial experience at Lloyd’s Register by auditing and tutoring over 100 global companies’ environmental as well as greenhouse gas management for 10 years as well as working at Hyundai Motor Company as a senior research engineer for developing new environmental technologies. She currently also serves as a technical expert of various TCs in ISO/IEC.

Judy Zakreski
Judy Zakreski
Judy Zakreski is the Vice President of Global Services for the International Code Council (ICC), a non-governmental organization that develops model building codes and standards through an open, consensus process. These codes and standards serve as a model for adoption by local and national governments. With a mission to improve building safety around the world, ICC also provides a fully-integrated set of support products and services that facilitate the adaptation, adoption, implementation and continued maintenance of the organization’s codes and standards worldwide. Judy is a Certified Global Business Professional responsible for developing and executing ICC’s global strategy, leading the consolidation of the global activities of the organization’s business units and subsidiaries to capitalize on synergies and achieve growth. Judy also engages with the US Government and other associations on matters of trade policy related to standards and technical barriers to trade.

Prior to joining ICC in April 2018, Judy founded and operated China Trade Strategies, a boutique consulting company providing bi-cultural expertise in the healthcare and trade finance industries for Chinese and Western companies.

From 2005 to 2015, Judy served as Vice President of US Operations at Chindex International, Inc. and Chindex Medical Limited, where she oversaw the company’s American and German operations, including business development, regulatory compliance, export, trade finance, and administration. In these roles, she provided expertise and recommendations about the Chinese healthcare market to Western medical device manufacturers, trade associations, and US Government entities. She also served as the primary corporate contact with the US Government, including the Departments of Commerce and State, USTR, USTDA, and Ex-Im Bank, as well as in coalitions led by the US Chamber of Commerce, The US-China Business Council and AdvaMed, in matters impacting the company’s business. Her day-to-day work focused on solving complex problems related to critical issues including market entry barriers and strategies, product registration and regulatory oversight in China, and accessing financing available from the Export-Import Bank and other ECAs.

Judy has published and spoken on various topics related to globalization and market entry, including building safety initiatives and collaboration around the world, trade policy, and the Chinese healthcare market. She holds a BA in International Studies from American University and an MA in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University. She speaks Mandarin Chinese.

Sung Hoon Choa
Sung Hoon Choa
Sung Hoon Choa received the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is currently a professor in Intelligent Semiconductor Engineering of Seoul National University of Science and Technology. He served as a Dean of Nano IT Design graduate school. He was a Vice-President in Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology as well as Samsung Master. He is a chairman of SC47F (MEMS) Standard Committee in IEC. He also served as a chairman of Korean Standard Committe of Semicoductor in Korea. He is a planning and consulting member of several committees of national projects. His main interests are in the area of semiconductor devices and semiconductor packaging, MEMS and flexible/stretchable electronics. His interests extend to the field of reliability and packaging for power devices, semiconductors, and MEMS. Prof. Choa has published more than 300 publications and is (co-)inventor on 70 patent filings.

Work History:
2007~ Present Professor in Intelligent Semiconductor Enginnering Department of Seoul National University of Science and Technology
2006 ~ 2007 Vice President, Semiconductor Lab, Samsung Electronics
2001~ 2005 Samsung Master, MEMS Lab, Samsung Electronics
1994~ 2001 Senior Manager, Core Technology R&D Center, Samsung Electronics

Amit Ganjoo
Amit Ganjoo
Amit Ganjoo is the Founder & CEO of Washington DC based ANRA Technologies, a leader in integrated airspace management solutions used by commercial and government entities for managing commercial drone operations at scale.

Amit has over 20 years of aviation, telecom and wireless experience in both the federal and the commercial space. He is an engineer and a licensed pilot pursuing his lifelong passion in aviation by building and flying experimental aircraft.

As part of his pursuit to efficiently integrate drones into the airspace, Amit is a board member of the Global UTM Association (GUTMA) that supports the accelerated and transparent implementation of globally interoperable UTM systems. He is also a member of FAA’s Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) working group for UTM and co-chaired the working group that developed ASTM Standard Specification F3548 for UAS Traffic Management (UTM) UAS Service Supplier (USS) Interoperability.

Prior to founding ANRA Technologies, Amit was co-chair for the FCC Technical Advisory Council (TAC) for 5G and IoT, which included ground and airborne autonomous vehicles. He was the Director of Engineering and Principal Architect at Ericsson, providing telecom solutions to commercial customers and the Federal Government, where he was the recipient of the Athena Award.

Amit is an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Engineering and volunteers at a local Maker Space in the D.C. area. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science and Civil Engineering from Iowa State University and a Bachelor of Engineering from Punjab Engineering College.

Pat Baird
Pat Baird
Pat Baird works at Philips as the Head of Global Software Standards. Pat likes to think of his job as “Policy Engineering” – understanding the unmet needs (and frustrations) of regulators and developers, and developing standards, whitepapers, and training to meet those needs. His current passion is related to artificial intelligence in healthcare; he is co-chair of multiple AI committees including AAMI, ISO/IEC TC215, CTA, MITA, MDIC.