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Noblett Receives Prestigious Award from SAE International

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 27, 2010 - Michael J. Noblett, of IBM, is the recipient of the 2009 Delco Electronics Intelligent Transportation Systems Award.  The award was presented during the Awards Ceremony at the SAE 2010 World Congress, held April 13-15 in Detroit.

Noblett is an Associate Partner and Business Solutions Professional, for IBM Global Business Services.  He is internationally recognized as an expert in automotive electronics, wireless communications and is a leader in the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) industry, having helped pioneer multinational activities to advance vehicle technology and transportation safety. He is responsible for advancing business development, automotive industry partnerships, and international standards to further the development of Smarter Transportation systems in support of IBM's Smarter Cities initiative. Noblett formerly served with Connexis LLC as VP of Business Development, and spent nearly 20 years with General Motors Corporation and its subsidiary OnStar. Additionally, he served as Program Manager for the Automotive Multimedia Interface Collaboration (AMI-C). Mr. Noblett is Chair of ISO/TC 204, the international standards committee for ITS, Chair of the FISITA/PIARC Joint Task Force, member of the ITS World Congress BOD, and was General Chair for the 15th Annual World Congress on ITS held in New York City 2008.

Established in 1996, the Delco Electronics Intelligent Transportation Systems Award recognizes the profound impact that Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) will have on mobility in the 21st century. It distinguishes an individual or team whose outstanding long-term accomplishments are judged to have significantly advanced the state-of-the-art of ITS through innovative technology achievements and/or significant industry leadership. The award is funded from an endowment contributed by Delco Electronics, and is administered by the Delco ITS Award Board.

SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International’s core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International’s charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

 

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