Stephen D. Dukes

Chair, New Standards Committee, IEEE Standards Association
Vice Chair, IEEE Consumer Electronics Standards


Stephen Dukes is a recognized and committed contributor to the global technology and engineering communities. He’s held long-term and conscientious positions in engineering and management at the executive level, in technology segments including telecom network design, cable architecture, game platform design, and enterprise network design. His career portfolio includes working with companies including Aumne, GTE, CableLabs, Telecommunications Inc., MediaOne, 3DO and Boeing Computer Services. He’s also served as a board member on eight public and private boards, along with numerous technical advisory boards. Major accomplishments include technical and management of the DOCSIS specifications for high-speed data over cable development, with over 140M cable modems deployed to the standard; video on demand network design; network games; encrypted SMS/text messaging and MMS and encrypted voice, and cable network architecture contributing to US$85B in network infrastructure deployed. Dukes holds a B.S. in Mathematics, University of Washington, including additional studies at Columbia University and UCLA, and is an IEEE Fellow.