DAVIS, Calif. — The Zigbee Alliance announced that Tuya has joined its board of directors. Tuya will be a key promoter of the Connected Home over IP project.

“It’s important at Tuya to have roots in many regions around the world so we can maximize global collaboration and efficiency,” said Alex Yang, co-founder and chief operating officer of Tuya. “Being part of the Zigbee Alliance board of directors aligns with our commitment to help power platforms and build IoT systems effortlessly at any point on earth, and gives us the opportunity to work alongside other insightful companies setting the future course of the Internet of Things. After joining the board of directors, Tuya will be continuously dedicated to promoting Zigbee Alliance standards within diverse product solutions to offer more options in global smart home markets.”

"Through the Alliance our members continually work to improve and build on leading IoT technologies to drive the market in the right direction and fuel interoperability for smarter products and a better end-user experience,” said Tobin Richardson, president and CEO, Zigbee Alliance. “Tuya brings a strong commitment to this mission and marks an important step forward for our members at an important turning point for our industry. Tuya’s global footprint and insight are a perfect complement and addition to our board and the global projects we have ahead of us.”

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