Technology Standards Expert Augments Veteran Leadership Team
WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – Feb. 13, 2017—Virtual, Inc., the leading technology-focused association management company, announced today that Kim Turner joined the company as Senior Director of Client Services.
As Senior Director of Virtual’s Client Services team, Turner will serve as an account lead for several technology association clients to deliver comprehensive, high-quality support for clients’ program offerings. Turner will also lead the development and rollout of new associations and initiatives. Turner brings to Virtual a deep expertise in technology standards and policy, organizational structure and legal matters having worked at Intel for 16 years, the last 12 of which were as a Standards and Industry Group Specialist. She was instrumental in the launch of over 100 groups and worked on the intellectual property rights policy committees with both the American National Standards Institute and the Telecommunications Industry Association for the last five years.
Before joining Intel, she was a paralegal working in the field of intellectual property and complex business litigation law. Turner earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Pacific University and will be based in Portland, OR.
“As a key hire in our Client Services Group, Kim brings to Virtual a unique skill set that includes a strong background in intellectual property rights, open source software and litigation,” said Andy Freed, president and CEO, Virtual. “Her addition to the client services team greatly deepens and expands the range of resources and the expertise that we can offer our clients.”
About Virtual, Inc.
Founded in 1999, Virtual is the leading technology-focused association management company, combining advanced systems, industry best practices and innovation to give smaller and mid-sized associations world-class business operations. We work with technology industry trade associations, standard-setting organizations, industry alliances, professional societies, consortia and forums, providing the full gamut of services from strategic counsel to back-office operations.
Virtual was named to The Boston Globe‘s “Top Places to Work” list, and the firm has been named three times to Inc. Magazine‘s list of 5000 fastest-growing private companies. Virtual is accredited by the AMC Institute, the sole accrediting body for association management companies. For more information about Virtual, Inc., visit www.virtualmgmt.com, or call +1 781-246-0500.
For further information:
Ruth Cassidy, Virtual Inc. Public Relations
Bob Olson, Virtual Inc. Public Relations