pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Lee as the new President of the Association.
SAN FRANCISO, Calif., July 8, 2014 -- The Wireless Speaker and Audio (WiSA ) Association, an industry group dedicated to bringing reliable, high resolution, interoperable, wireless, surround sound audio products to the home theater market, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Lee as the new President of the Association. Lee replaces Jim Venable in this position, bringing leadership and creativity to the Association's programs and a deep sense of commitment to establishing the adoption of WiSA-certified products worldwide. He has a wealth of consumer electronics experience that will help bring speaker and CE manufacturers together to provide advanced wireless audio products to the market.
The Association acknowledges and thanks Jim Venable for his efforts in establishing a solid foundation for the Association. His hard work resulted in 30 companies joining the Association to support the vision of bringing interoperable, high quality, wireless home theater audio products to the market. WiSA-compliant products are setting a new standard for wireless audio quality and ease of use. We wish Jim all the best.
Lee's resume includes over 30 years of executive management, administration, communications and marketing experience in the technology market sector. He has held management roles at Intel Corporation, Cirrus Logic, as well as several technology start-up companies, providing products to the high volume consumer products market.
"Promoting WiSA-compliant products and having the consumer and professional audio market adopt this high quality wireless technology is an exciting prospect," said Thomas Lee, President of the WiSA Association. "My commitment is to bring together many key manufacturers to supply a wide-range of interoperable products at multiple price points across the wireless audio market."
About the WiSA Association:
Established in 2011 and headquartered in San Francisco, California, the Wireless Speaker & Audio (WiSA) Association is an industry group dedicated to bringing reliable, high-resolution interoperable wireless audio products to the consumer. The Association is responsible for developing specifications and performing testing and interoperability certification of WiSA-certified products, Association administrative management, and outbound marketing campaigns to promote the broad adoption of WiSA interoperability. For more information about the WiSA Association, visit www.wisaassociation.org.