Nov 1, 2017
Boston Engineering Appoints Two Directors to Lead its Commercial Practice, and its Sensing and Control Systems Innovation
Waltham, Mass. – Product development firm Boston Engineering today named Mark Clemons to direct the company’s Commercial practice, and appointed Guy Fichera to lead sensing and control systems innovation for clients across all industries.
Mr. Clemons 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), he increased profitability 300% through a focused approach to markets and targeted technologies.
Additionally, Mr. Clemons 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. Mr. Clemons received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at UMass Lowell, and earned an MBA at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Mass.
“Mark brings deep experience in product development, commercialization, and product sales growth to our commercial sector clients,” said Bob Treiber, president and co-founder of Boston Engineering. “The addition of Mark Clemons and Guy Fichera’s new technical innovation role reflect our commitment to helping clients solve their toughest product development challenges.”
To address added demand for automation, robotics, and Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities, Boston Engineering has named Guy Fichera the director of Sensing and Control Systems. This role enables Mr. Fichera to lead the development of advanced embedded, motion control, and related capabilities across all industries.
Since joining Boston Engineering in 1999, Mr. Fichera has applied his knowledge of custom circuit design, power supply optimization, temperature and motor control design to lead product design, development, and integration projects. Mr. Fichera also developed the FlexMC Motor Control Development Platform™, a rapid development system for any motor control solution. Boston Engineering is Analog Devices’ exclusive motor control design partner in North America and Europe.
Mr. Fichera holds an Electrical Engineering degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA in technology management from Babson College.
About Boston Engineering
Boston Engineering provides product design and engineering consulting across the entire product development process – from concept through product launch. Certified for ISO 9001 and ISO 13485, the company’s industry expertise includes defense & security, medical devices, robotics, and commercial products. Founded in 1995, Boston Engineering is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. with an additional office at UMass Dartmouth’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Learn more at www.boston-engineering.com.