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TIA Welcomes Herb Congdon as AVP of Technology & Standards

Herb Congdon, former Campaign and Systems Marketing Manager for TE Connectivity, joined the TIA staff in July as TIA's Associate Vice President of Technology and Standards. Congdon voluntarily served on TIA engineering committees, TIA marketing sections and other industry standards committees for 15 years, holding multiple leadership positions – chair, vice-chair, secretary, editor – in TIA Engineering Committee TR-42, User Premises Telecommunications Cabling Infrastructure. TIA is thrilled to have Herb join its staff, and looks forward to his continued contributions and successes.

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