John W. Mitchell is the President of the Association Connecting Electronics Industries (IPC). Dr. John W. Mitchell is a thought leader who has transformed the way we look at advancing and resolving education, non-profit leadership, and advanced manufacturing issues. As President and CEO of IPC, a global trade association representing all facets of the electronics industry, Dr. Mitchell has championed new solutions supporting standards development, improving member relations, advocating regulatory change, and new learning management platforms to address workforce issues.
As a non-profit, member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, industry intelligence and public policy advocacy, IPC is THE global association that helps OEMs, EMS, PCB manufacturers and suppliers build electronics better.
More than 3,000 companies around the world depend on IPC programs and services to further their competitive advantage and financial success. IPC members represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly, test, and advanced packaging.
An accomplished executive with a strong interest in the challenges facing management and education, Dr. Mitchell was a founding member of Alpine Electronics’ a U.S.-based research company credited for introducing navigation systems to the U.S. Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) market. He also served as general manager/director of a global business unit at Bose Corporation. Prior to joining IPC, Dr. Mitchell served as the CEO of the Golden Key International Honor Society, the world’s premier collegiate
IPC (www.IPC.org) is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,700 member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry. IPC maintains additional offices in Taos, N.M.; Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Stockholm, Sweden; Moscow, Russia; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.