SOURCE: PXI Systems Alliance (PXISA)

PXI Systems Alliance (PXISA)

September 28, 2010 09:30 ET

PXI Systems Alliance Welcomes Agilent Technologies as Newest Sponsor and Board Member

NIWOT, CO--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) -  The members of the PXI Systems Alliance (PXISA) welcomed Agilent Technologies Inc. as the newest Sponsor Member during its annual meeting at AUTOTESTCON 2010 in Orlando, Florida. As part of their sponsor membership, Von Campbell, planning manager of Agilent's Modular Product Operation, will join the PXISA Board of Directors.

"We are pleased to have Agilent join the PXISA as a sponsor member," said Loofie Gutterman, PXISA President. "As a leading supplier of T&M products, their participation as a board member and PXI product supplier will help to further promote PXI as the premier card modular standard for automated test."

"I am thrilled to be on the board of directors of the PXI Systems Alliance," said Von Campbell. "I am looking forward to contributing to the Alliance, and making sure that the PXI standard continues to meet the evolving customer needs towards a truly open industry leading specification."

Along with the addition on the new board member, PXISA officers were also elected for the upcoming year. The elected officers are:

  • President - Loofie Gutterman, Geotest
  • Technical Chair - Mark Wetzel, National Instruments
  • Marketing Co-Chairs - Carla Feldman, Agilent Technologies and Matthew Friedman, National Instruments
  • Treasurer - Kelly Gillilan, ADLink
  • Executive Director - Bob Helsel, Bode Enterprises, LLC

About the PXI Systems Alliance

Formed in June 1998, the PXISA is a group of 58 companies that share a common commitment to end-user success with open, multivendor CompactPCI systems for applications in test and measurement, industrial automation and data acquisition. The primary goal of the PXISA is to improve the effectiveness of CompactPCI-based solutions in measurement and automation through use of the PXI specification. PXISA membership is open to vendors who share the PXI philosophy and objectives, and have a desire to produce and promote products and solutions compatible with alliance goals. For more information on PXISA, visit

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