The Governing Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is delighted to announce its newest members, Harold Jones and Dimple Shah, who will begin their terms at the Bulletin’s Sept. 16, 2022 Governing Board meeting.
“With the introduction of Harold and Dimple, the Bulletin is adding strong leaders in corporate social responsibility with deep ties to science and engineering,” said Bulletin Governing Board Chair David Kuhlman. “We are lucky to have them join us on the Governing Board.”
Jones is chief sustainability officer and executive vice president, Eaton Business System for Eaton, a global intelligent power management company. He also leads EBS, which enables Eaton to operate its businesses and functions in a common way. In both capacities, Jones provides thought leadership and promotes excellence. He also leads the company’s Quality and Continuous Improvement functions, Environmental, Health & Safety, Global Security, and co-leads Eaton’s Industry 4.0 initiatives. Jones joined Eaton in 2011 from GE Aviation; he held various leadership roles of increasing responsibility at GE, including Six Sigma Master Black Belt supporting the Structures Center of Excellence, and manager of EHS for all manufacturing and service operations. Before joining GE, he held positions in environmental engineering consulting. Jones also taught civil engineering at Marquette University. Harold holds a PhD, MS and BS degrees in civil engineering from Marquette University and is a licensed professional engineer.
Shah is the President and CEO of Gamma Technologies (GT), a global engineering software company that helps accelerate sustainable innovation with predictive compute and advanced simulation technologies traversing scales and physics. For over 25 years, he has collaborated with pioneers across diverse industries transforming the state of the art for the digital development of complex products and systems. He is passionate about solutions that make our planet more habitable and sustainable for future generations. Shah is committed to the uplifting power of education and is associated with organizations that drive long-lasting societal change with increased access to knowledge and networks. He holds a BE in Mechanical Engineering from COEP Technological University and a MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stony Brook University.
“I am thrilled that Harold and Dimple will join us during this period of tremendous growth at the Bulletin” said Rachel Bronson, President and CEO.” Jones and Shah join Bryan Bacon and Joanne Po as members of the Bulletin’s newest cohort starting in September.
The Bulletin’s Governing Board is composed of recognized leaders in their respective fields. Its responsibilities include setting the strategic direction of the organization; ensuring the organization operates in a legal, ethical, and professional manner; participating in Doomsday Clock discussions; representing the organization at public events; and assisting in raising funds for the Bulletin’s continued operation and fiscal stability. The Board meets quarterly, and its subcommittees meet more regularly.
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