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People on the Move


New York, Dec 04, 2009

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The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has appointed Danielle Gordon as senior manager, business development and licensing, operating out of the Institute’s New York City office. She previously served as ANSI’s licensing attorney.

In her expanded role, Ms. Gordon will be responsible for the identification, evaluation, and execution of new revenue opportunities, including licensing, partnerships, and strategic alliances with standards developing organizations (SDOs), commercial resellers, and third-party content providers, and for sustaining relationships with such parties. She will also be responsible for drafting and negotiating commercial contracts including intellectual property licensing agreements, sales and reseller agreements, products and services agreements, software reseller agreements, and site license agreements.

Ms. Gordon received her B.A. from the University of Michigan and her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.


ANSI is also pleased to announce that Jessica Hychalk will serve as manager of international policy – regional and bilateral programs. Ms. Hychalk is based at the Institute’s headquarters in Washington, DC, and supports the senior program director, international policy, in the areas of international, regional, and bilateral policy, and in the staffing of ANSI’s International Policy Committee (IPC), the ANSI ISO Council (AIC), and the three Regional Standing Committees (RSCs).

Ms. Hychalk previously worked at ASTM International as manager, global cooperation, where she coordinated ASTM’s extensive Memorandum of Understanding programs with developing nations to support training opportunities in English and Spanish. She has also attended several Pan-American Standards Commission (COPANT) meetings as part of the ANSI delegation, serving on the Resolutions Committee on ANSI’s behalf.

Ms. Hychalk holds a B.A. in English and Spanish from Ursinus College and a master’s degree in bilingual and bicultural studies from La Salle University.


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