KIC announced the appointment of Ryan Wilshusen as its R&D manager. He joined the company in 2016 with more than 16 years of experience as an electrical engineer with respected companies, such as HP, and various industries, including medical, industrial, aviation and consumer. Wilshusen has demonstrated strong management capabilities with a consistent track record of anticipating consequences of new designs, initiating solutions, and completing specifications on the first attempt.
The company’s President Bjorn Dahle states: “We are fortunate at KIC to have a world-class talent like Ryan Wilshusen to guide our R&D to deliver never-before experienced smart factory technologies. We are entering a period of data-driven sensor technologies that significantly reduce production cost and will enable manufacturers to run their operations far more effectively, while sharing with their customers the p.rocess control and traceability data they now demand.”
Wilshusen is detail-driven with outstanding communication skills and proven success of managing up and down, and interfacing with peers, customers and third-party vendors. He has a solid background in product design, development and manufacturing, and a firm grasp of developing solutions for high and low volumes within cost constraints.
Wilshusen holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of California. He is technically capable in electrical, mechanical, software and test architecture, design, and review.