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 on strategy, vision and policy here

Toby Nixon

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


Magnus Olsson

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


John Barr, Ph.D.

Secretary of the Board of Directors


Brian Tucker​

Director, Wireless Engineering


Olivier Carmona

Director of Business Development 
AwoX, S.A.


Martin Turon

Wireless Architect

 Robert Hughes

Robert D. Hughes

Director of Bluetooth Standards ​
Intel Corporation


Shkumbin Hamiti

Nokia Technologies


Ruud van Bokhorst

Standards & Regulations
Philips Lighting


Niclas Granqvist

Director R&D, Switzerland 


Katsumi Adachi, Ph.D.

Chief Specialist, Center for Semiconductor Research &
Development, Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company

Toshiba Corporation