Alon Newton

Alon Newton

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IEEE Volunteer
IEEE Region
Region 06 (Western U.S.)
Technical Area
5G/B5G/6G and cellular systems
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Experienced Electrical Engineer of more than 30 years in RF/Microwave, Consumer Electronics, Electro-optics, and Computer Engineering field. I was born, raised, educated (Technion), and started my professional career in Israel. After years in defense electronics, I made a shift to consumer electronics and moved to Hong Kong. I migrated to Canada from Hong Kong and worked for a few international and US employers as well as startup companies for over 15 years. In 2011 I moved to Seattle and been working for Microsoft ever since. I volunteered with various organizations over the years. From the Scouts movement through the Israeli Alpine Club and lately with the IEEE. I am taking part in STEM activities and other volunteering opportunities through work. I served in the army (IDF) and registered as a P.Eng in the province of BC, Canada. ISO9000 auditor Six Sigma Green Belt. I like climbing, hiking, skiing, and diving.

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Position History:
  • 2024-Present   Committee Member (Volunteer Engagement Committee)
  • 2022-Present   Chapters Committee Member (Chapters Committee)
  • 2021-Present   Awards Committee Member (Awards Committee)
  • 2021-Present   Chapters Committee Chair (Chapters Committee)
  • Past   Regions 1-6 Chapters Coordinator (Regional Chapters Coordinators)
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