Chuck Evanhoe

President & Founder

“I’ve built my business helping improve the government I love. With a background in the Navy, I have a passion for helping the warfighter and supporting mission accomplishment. In today’s world, tech is one of the best ways to do that – it influences every decision, every strategy, and every action forward. I want to make sure our people have the right technology and data to take the best action.”

Chuck Evanhoe, President of Evanhoe & Associates, Inc., is internationally recognized for his work in information technology, notably as an expert in Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) and the Internet of Things (IoT).

He has an extensive background as an experienced IT professional with diverse experience including systems architecture, design, software development, testing, implementation, and operations. He has in-depth expertise with data center operations, accounting, planning, AIDC (bar codes, RFID, etc.), retail merchandising, warehousing, shipping and logistics systems, insurance systems, health care, banking applications, and enterprise asset management and tracking.

He is a multi-talented, senior-level entrepreneurial executive with extensive experience in business start-up, operations, process re-engineering, and domestic and international sales, as well as marketing, strategic planning, operations, information systems, team building, accounting, financial analysis, purchasing, and contract negotiation. He has a demonstrated ability to start and build multiple businesses to multi-million-dollar revenue streams in short periods of time while generating profits.

He founded Evanhoe & Associates, Inc. in 1996 as a provider of IT, automatic identification technologies (AIT), and AIDC solutions. Evanhoe & Associates serves both the commercial and government markets and employs more than 75 people across the U.S.

He is married to Anita Sue (Wingfield) and has four children. They are both originally from the Topeka, Kansas area. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and has both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration.

Boards and Technical Groups

  • Chairman, AIM (Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility) Global Board of Directors, 2011–present; Member, 2009–present
  • Member, AIM North America Board of Directors, 2007–present; Chairman, 2009–2011
  • Board Member and Founder, RAIN RFID Alliance Board, 2014–present
  • Chair, U.S. Technical Advisors Group (TAG), ADC1, to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC31 for barcode and RFID standards, 2013–present; Member, 2006–present
  • Chair, U.S. TAG, InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) IoT, to ISO/IEC (International Standardization Organization / International Electrotechnical Commission) JTC1/SC 41 (Joint Technical Committee 1, Subcommittee 41) & ISO/IEC JTC 1/ WG 11 (Work Group 11): Smart Cities, 2013–present; Member, 2012–present
  • Member, US TAG, INCITS AI, to ISO/IEC JTC1/SC 42 – Artificial Intelligence Standards, 2017–present
  • Member, ANSI (American National Standards Institute) MH10.8 Sub-committee for Barcode and RFID Standards and TAG to ISO TC122, 2006–present
  • Member, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 (Barcode and RFID Standard Committee)
  • Member and past Convenor, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31/WG 8 (Application of AIDC Standards)
  • Member, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 41 (IoT Standards Committee)
  • Member, ISO/IEC JTC 1/ WG 11 (Smart Cities Standards Committee)
  • Member, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 (Artificial Intelligence Standards Committee)
  • Member, ISO TC122/WG12 & WG14 (Labeling Standards)
  • Member, AIM RFID Experts Group (REG), 2006–present
  • Member, AIM IoT Experts Group, 2011–present
  • Member, Global Standards 1 (GS1) Global Standards Management Process (GSMP), 2018–present
  • Member, AIDC100, 2017–present
  • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013–present
  • Member, Board of Tax Appeals for Riverside, Ohio, 2002–present
  • President, Data Processing Management Association (DPMA), Kaw Valley Chapter (Topeka, Kansas), 1984; Member, 1980–1985
  • Member, Board of Directors, Topeka Blood Bank, Topeka, Kansas, 1976–1979
  • Member, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Business Retention and Expansion Committee, 1998–2000
Chuck Evanhoe