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Vice President , Public Affairs a...

LG Electronics USA , Inc.
Local Address: Lincolnshire, Illinois, United States
LG Electronics Inc
20 Yoido-dong, Youngdungpo-gu
Seoul, 150-721
South Korea

Company Description: LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications, employing more...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.S. degree
    Northwestern University's Medill Graduate School of Journalism
  • B.A.
    DePauw University
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Board of Directors
www.atsc.org, 16 May 2014 [cached]
John I. Taylor is Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications for LG Electronics USA, Inc. Active in ATSC activities for many years, Taylor also currently serves as Chairman of the ATSC Communications Committee in addition to his role as a member of the ATSC Board of Directors. Taylor represents LG Electronics on the Board of Industry Leaders and Video Division Board of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). He is Chairman of the CEA Communications Committee and a member of the CEA Foundation Board. In addition to chairing the Plasma Display Coalition, Taylor serves on the boards of directors of the Open Mobile Video Coalition Manufacturers' Forum and Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, and on boards of trustees of The Media Institute and the Library of American Broadcasting.
Taylor's industry experience includes serving as Chairman of the Digital HDTV Grand Alliance public affairs group, past Chairman of the CEA Video Division and former Chairman of the CEA HDTV Promotion Committee. Previous experience also includes the boards of the Digital TV Transition Coalition, the ATSC Forum and the Museum of Broadcast Communications. Active in digital television since 1988, Taylor is a charter member of the Academy of Digital Television Pioneers (and recipient of its highest honor, the Industry Leadership Award).
Since 2000, he has served as LG's senior U.S. industry relations and government affairs executive. Taylor represents the company before the U.S. government and in industry organizations. He also is chief media spokesman and public relations strategist for LG Electronics in the United States. Taylor joined Zenith in 1981 and was named the company's senior public affairs executive in 1987 and a corporate officer in 1993. (Zenith merged with LG Electronics in 1999.) He earned an M.S. degree from the Medill Graduate School of Journalism, Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., and a B.A. from DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind.
Press release, ArcSoft, ArcSoft in the news, press kit
www.arcsoft.com, 29 May 2012 [cached]
"Link+ 3 has been architected to take full advantage of our new second-generation AMD A-Series APUs to give users the highest quality entertainment experience with crystal clear audio and stunning HD video," said John Taylor, Director of Client Product and Software Marketing at AMD (NYSE: AME).
TAYLOR
www.digitalmediaconference.com, 20 April 2014 [cached]
JOHN I. TAYLOR Vice President, Public Affairs, LG Electronics USA
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John I. Taylor is Vice President, Public Affairs, for LG Electronics USA Inc. and its subsidiary, Zenith Electronics Corporation, a long-time leader in digital high-definition television (HDTV). Taylor has been involved in digital television for more than 17 years, since Zenith launched its HDTV research efforts in 1987. A charter member of the Academy of Digital Television Pioneers and 2004 recipient of the DTV Academy's Industry HDTV Leadership Award, Taylor, serves on the Board of Directors of the Video Division of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and as Chairman of CEA's HDTV Promotion Committee. He is a Director of the ATSC Forum and the Home Recording Rights Coalition. Previously, he also served as Chairman of the CEA Communications Committee, Chairman of the Public Relations Group of the "Digital HDTV Grand Alliance" and Promotion Chair of the Advanced Television Systems Committee. Taylor joined Zenith in 1981, became the company's senior public affairs and communications executive in 1987 and was named a corporate officer in 1993. He graduated from Northwestern University's Medill Graduate School of Journalism, Evanston, Ill., with a M.S. degree and from DePauw University, Greencastle, Ind., with a B.A.
New ATSC Board Members Elected
www.atsc.org, 3 Nov 2010 [cached]
Mark Eyer, John Taylor, and Brett Jenkins elected to the Board of Directors
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Mark Eyer, Sony Corporation; John Taylor, LG Electronics; and Brett Jenkins, ION Media will each serve 3 year terms in their positions.
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Taylor is a long-time participant in the ATSC and industry digital TV efforts, including former head of ATSC PR Committee and former director of ATSC Forum. He has been active in digital TV since 1988 and a charter member of the Academy of Digital Television Pioneers (and recipient of its highest honor, the Industry Leadership Award). John currently serves as the Chairman of the CEA Video Division and the Chairman of the Plasma Display Coalition. He is a former Chairman of the CEA HDTV Promotion Committee, past Chairman of CEA Communications Committee, and former Public Affairs Chairman of the "Digital HDTV Grand Alliance.
CEA: Press Release Detail - Press Release Detail
www.ce.org, 21 July 2004 [cached]
"It is increasingly apparent that the C-E in CEA could soon be mistaken for consumer education," said John Taylor, chair of the CEA HDTV Promotion Subcommittee and vice president of Public Affairs for LG Electronics USA.
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