Mark Clemons

Mark Clemons applies his experience in product development, commercialization, and business strategy to direct product development and innovation for commercial industry clients.

He previously held senior positions at the Electronics Assembly Equipment division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a Fortune 200 company. During his seven-year tenure leading ITW’s industrial printer business (formerly Speedline Technologies), Mark also oversaw the business unit’s product development strategy. ITW also selected Mark to help identify market needs and opportunities for Industry 4.0 advances.

Mark also co-founded, grew, and managed the sale of automated test equipment manufacturer AVH, Inc. to Northwave Technologies. He then oversaw product development and business operations for the expanded company.


Mark received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at UMass Lowell, and an MBA at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Mass.

Professional Recognition

  • Holds two U.S. patents for a low profile in-line cryogenic water pump and a test handler emulator
  • Received 2015 Global SMT Technology Award for Speedline Technologies’ MPM Edison printer
  • Awarded Semiconductor International Magazine’s “2005 Product of the Year” for launching the world’s first test handler emulator (Northwave Equipment)