Anthony Tassone is a Principal Engineer with UL in the Engineered Materials Operating Unit. His areas of focus include telecommunications cable categories, as well as seasonal lighting, for the North American market. Anthony has more than 37 years of safety certification and performance testing experience at UL, across a variety of categories and functions, including engineering, operations, and conformity assessment. Anthony is the primary member of NEC Code Panel 16, IEC TC 20 Working Group 18 and ANSI TIA 42. He has a BSEE from Polytechnic University and is a New York State professional engineer.