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About USB Implementers Forum, Inc.

USB Implementers Forum, Inc. is a non-profit corporation founded by the group of companies that developed the Universal Serial Bus specification. The USB-IF was formed to provide a support organization and forum for the advancement and adoption of Universal Serial Bus technology. The Forum facilitates the development of high-quality compatible USB peripherals (devices), and promotes the benefits of USB and the quality of products that have passed compliance testing. Some of the many activities that the USB-IF supports include:

  • USB Compliance Workshops
  • USB compliance test development
  • www.usb.org Web site
  • USB pavilions at CES, IDF, and other events
  • Marketing programs and collateral materials, such as retail newsletters, retail salespeople training, store end-caps, etc.
  • USB Developer Conferences
  • and many more...

Board of Directors

The USB-IF, Inc. Board of Directors is composed of the following companies and their designated representative Directors:

  • Hewlett-Packard Company - Alan Berkema
  • Intel Corporation - Brad Saunders 
  • LSI Corporation - Dave Thompson 
  • Microsoft Corporation - Toby Nixon 
  • Renesas Electronics - Kiichi Muto 
  • STMicroelectronics - Joel Huloux

Corporate Officers

The USB-IF, Inc. Corporate Officers are:

  • President - Jeff Ravencraft 
  • Chairman - Brad Saunders, Intel Corporation
  • Vice-President - Alan Berkema, Hewlett-Packard Company
  • Treasurer - Kiichi Muto, Renesas 
  • Secretary - Alan Berkema, Hewlett-Packard Company

Working Committees

The USB-IF, Inc. Working Committees and their Chairpersons are:

Available Documents

The USB-IF, Inc. Articles of Incorporation and Corporate Bylaws are available for download. If you would like to join the USB-IF, a membership form is also available. These documents are in PDF format and require the Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.

Please contact admin@usb.org with any further questions.