Menno Treffers

Chairman, The Wireless Power Consortium

Menno Treffers

Menno Treffers is chairman of the Wireless Power Consortium, an industry group that developed the Qi standard for wireless charging of mobile phones, and member of the Board of Directors of the IEEE Industry Standards and Technology Organization (ISTO), a non-profit corporation dedicated to promote standards development for the technology industry. Menno Treffers has a PhD in physics from Leiden University in The Netherlands.

Menno Treffers worked with Koninklijke Philips and with One-Red LLC, a joint venture of Sony, Philips, Pioneer, and LG Electronics.  At One-Red he was responsible for new business development and the DVD video disc patent license program. At Koninklijke Philips he developed the VEEZA license program for CD-R discs and contributed to the creation of various industry standards, such as Super Audio CD, Blu-ray Disc, and the Zhaga standards for LED light engines.