Recognizing Member Achievements and Contributions
The Alliance Member Awards
The Alliance recognizes outstanding achievements, contributions, and leadership that supports our mission in the overall improvement of the Internet of Things. Below you can find a list and description of the different kinds of awards given.
Larry Kohrmann Leadership Award
The Larry Kohrmann Leadership Award is given to outstanding working group chairs or board members. This award recognizes the volunteer-led leaders who make up the heart of the Alliance’s success. These individuals have dedicated their time and leadership ability to establishing and furthering the Alliance’s success.
The Distinguished Fellow title is bestowed by the Alliance to exceptional individuals who have over time provided a major influence on the direction and success of the Alliance and its development. Individuals who attain this honor are recognized as key individuals whose vision and efforts have helped the Alliance membership realize success in the deployment of the technology and have helped guide the industry.
Outstanding Contributor Award
The Outstanding Contributor awards are given to individuals who, during the previous year, went above and beyond the call of duty within the Alliance working groups by making many contributions throughout the year as well as effectively moving the consensus process forward. Both the quantity and quality of the contributions are taken into consideration. Outstanding Contributor Awards are presented during the first All Member Meeting of the year.
Circle of Excellence
The Alliance recognizes the exceptional contributions and industry vision in reinforcing the Alliance’s missions through the Circle of Excellence award, which is awarded annually at our Winter (February) meeting. This award recognizes diligence and vision by individuals or organizations who further the vision of consumer control of device-to-device communications.