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January 20, 2023
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), the trade association that oversees Bluetooth technology, appointed Alain Michaud to the board of directors . Alain, a connectivity area tech lead and senior staff software engineer at Google, will begin a two-year term as an associate member director. The Bluetooth SIG Board of Directors is responsible for the governance of the organization and plays a role in driving the expansion of Bluetooth technology to address the needs of a growing number of consumer, commercial, and industrial markets. Alain oversees wireless technology development for several products at Google, and has many years of experience supporting various wireless technologies on multiple operating systems, including open-source software systems. Alain is a long-time member of the Bluetooth community and contributor to the Bluetooth specification development process, namely as a Bluetooth Architecture Review Board councilor, a role he has held for over 10 years representing two member companies. The Bluetooth SIG is headquartered in Kirkland.