About the Bluetooth SIG

Board of Directors

Guiding the Bluetooth SIG and Bluetooth Wireless Technology

The Board of Directors is the oversight and steering group for the Bluetooth SIG. The board is composed of one representative from each Promoter member company, plus Associate Member Directors (AMD) who serve a two-year term. For more detailed group information, visit the Board of Directors landing page.

The board meets face-to-face once per quarter and via phone twice per month. If you would like to see the details of all the board minutes, please visit our board minutes archive.


The Bluetooth SIG welcomes all ideas and topics members wish to address. Please feel free to send your comments and ideas to Executive Director Mark Powell.

Toby Nixon - Microsoft

Toby Nixon

Chairman of the Board of Directors
Senior Standards Program Manager, Windows and Devices Group​  
Microsoft Corporation

Magnus Olsson - Ericsson AB

Magnus Olsson

Vice-chairman of the Board of Directors
Standards Management, Group Function Technology
Ericsson AB

Kamil Gajski - Qualcomm

Kamil A. Grajski​, Ph.D.

Secretary of the Board of Directors
Vice President, Engineering
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.​

Brian Tucker - Apple

Brian Tucker​

Director, Wireless Engineering

Fred Martin - ARM

Fred Martin

Vice President of Radio Technology, ​
Wireless Connectivity Business Unit

Sid Shaw - Broadcom

Sid Shaw

Senior Product Line Manager
Embedded Wireless | IoT
​Broadcom Corporation

Chris Hansen - Intel

Chris Hansen

Program Manager, Mobile Platforms Group
Intel Corporation​

John Barr - Lenovo

John Barr, Ph.D.

Shkumbin Hamiti - Nokia

Shkumbin Hamiti

Nokia Technologies

Cary Bran - Plantronics

Cary Bran

Vice President, Innovation and New Ventures

Katsumi Adachi - Toshiba

Katsumi Adachi, Ph.D.

Chief Specialist,
Strategic Technology Alliances,
Personal Computers & Networks
Toshiba Corporation