KLA Laboratories has announced the appointment of Dwaine Polio to the newly created position of Director of Technology Innovation. In this position, Polio will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies that drive technology innovation and growth to create innovative solutions that meet and exceed both current and prospective customers needs. He will also be responsible for leading research and development to uncover new, creative ways for customers to use the Internet of Things (IoT) to automate their processes within KLA Laboratories verticals. The announcement was made today by Matt OBryan, President and CEO of KLA Laboratories.
OBryan said, “Dwaine’s unparalleled knowledge and depth of experience in manufacturing and other industry leading businesses make him ideal to lead the development of KLA Laboratories future technology roadmap and continued innovation for our clients businesses.”
Polio started his distinguished 32-year career as a network technician with General Motors and then moved to Ford Motor Company as a network infrastructure engineer and systems analyst. In 2007, he brought his vast expertise to KLA Laboratories to establish and develop the company’s Network Services division. Over the past decade, Polio harnessed his vision, passion, knowledge and trusted industry relationships to create a stellar team of experts that design and build complex network technology systems for KLA Laboratories clients such as, Verizon Wireless, Ford Motor Company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), the Detroit Lions, and Michigan Motion Picture Studios.
KLA Laboratories verticals include audio/visual systems, distributed antenna systems (DAS), network cabling installation, network integration services and solutions, network staging services, wireless LAN (WiFi), video systems and event production services and all driven by constant technological changes such as the Internet of Things (IoT).