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KIC has announced that it has hired Bill Kazmierowicz to lead KIC's Research and Development Department. Kazmierowicz will develop new products and services, using the latest technologies, techniques and materials.
A career defense contractor, Kazmierowicz spent the last nine years running an integrated product team, building modeling and simulation software for the DoD. In a prior assignment, he led jet engine diagnostics software development for the US Air Force, ensuring safety and saving millions of dollars through predictive maintenance.
As a software expert, Kazmierowicz brings cutting-edge technology to the KIC team. His background in service-oriented architectures, database management systems, agile software development practices and the latest programming tools will highly benefit the KIC R&D organization.
"We are pleased that Bill is joining the KIC team, and we look forward to continued momentum for KIC's smart oven and smart factory technologies," commented Bjorn Dahle, President of KIC. "Bill's experience will help us accelerate KIC's innovation engine in the areas of thermal profiling and automatic systems technology, and especially our software and service offerings in support of factory automation."
Kazmierowicz brings a solid track record for delivering under extreme schedule pressure and managing the complexities of multi-company/organization IPTs. He holds a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego and has completed extensive graduate computer science coursework at San Diego State University.
Based in San Diego, KIC is the industry leader in automated thermal process tools and systems for reflow, wave, curing and semiconductor thermal processes. The company pioneered the development of oven profilers and process optimization tools, and then worked to create the next generation of thermal systems to help manufacturers improve the thermal process quality while reducing cost.
KIC products include the KIC K2, X5, KICstart2, ProBot, 24/7 Wave and the KIC RPI. With the introduction of cutting edge tools, the company continues to stay on the leading edge of process optimization and automatic thermal process systems, and has won numerous industry awards.
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