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IEEE STAFF AWARD

2020 IEEE Eric Herz Outstanding Staff Member Award
Sponsored by IEEE

Patrick Ryan

For leadership in creating a successful model for IEEE and Society memberships by
fostering member value and partnerships with volunteers

Patrick Ryan's leadership and relentless focus on IEEE's and the
Power & Energy Society (PES) mission and vision, and his strong
belief that there needed to be significant volunteer engagement to
pursue anything new, were instrumental in transforming PES into
the second-largest society within the IEEE. Since 2007, under
his leadership as executive director, Ryan drove several significant
achievements for PES, including: changing the name of the society from IEEE Power Engineering Society to the IEEE Power &
Energy Society to better reflect the PES mission and vision; establishing business processes that helped increase PES reserves, which
allowed the society to create and establish humanitarian programs;
supporting the establishment of the IEEE PES Scholarship Plus

Initiative, which has distributed more than 1,500 scholarships to
undergraduate students; launching the IEEE PES Resource Centers, which provide practical content and educational courses to
industry professionals; supporting the development of the IEEE
Smart Village program, which integrates sustainable electricity,
education, and entrepreneurial solutions to empower off-grid
communities; establishing four new publications to meet the
growing demand of PES membership; expanding the portfolio of
PES Conferences to a global audience; and fostering the development of the IEEE Smart Grid and IEEE Smart Cities programs.
An IEEE Senior Member, Ryan was the executive director of
the IEEE Power & Energy Society, Piscataway, NJ, USA.

IEEE AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED ETHICAL PRACTICES

2020 IEEE Award for Distinguished Ethical Practices
Sponsored by the Ethics and Member Conduct Committee

Will Griffin

For sustained professional advocacy of ethical practices in industry and academia

Will Griffin is the creator of Hypergiant's Top of Mind Ethics
(TOME) framework, which won the Communitas Award for
Excellence in AI Ethics. He also leads Hypergiant's participation
in the Tech Pioneer community at the World Economic Forum.
His past entrepreneurial work has also earned him the prestigious
IAB/Brandweek Silver Medal for Innovation and the culturally
significant NAACP Image Award. He is currently a guest lecturer
on AI Ethics in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas and at Penn State Law School. He was recently a
TedX Speaker on Ethics.
Griffin is an entrepreneur and proven thought leader with a
track record of bringing culture-shifting content and technology
to new platforms. He is a member of the IEEE P7000 Model
Process for Addressing Ethical Concerns During System Design
working group. His previous ventures include launching the first

original content slate on the Sony PlayStation Network with Endemol North America. He launched the first original Video On
Demand cable channel, Hip Hop OnDemand, on Comcast Cable
systems. Griffin is a long-time board member of the nation's oldest
multicultural ad agency, Uniworld (WPP), and was an in-house
strategist at News Corporation (Fox Entertainment Group).
He was an associate at McKinsey & Co. in the Entertainment
and Media practice (Los Angeles), where we worked on operations and post-merger integration for the world's largest media
companies, including Time Warner and Disney. He began his professional career in the Asset-Backed Securities Group at Goldman
Sachs in New York.
Griffin is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Harvard Law
School and completed the Entrepreneurship Curriculum at Harvard Business School.

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