Tempo Automation Announces Jeff Kowalski as Chief Product Officer
Former Autodesk CTO will oversee product management and software development
SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2021 — Tempo Automation, the world’s leading software-accelerated electronics manufacturer, today announced that it has named Jeff Kowalski as its new Chief Product Officer. Kowalski joined the Tempo board a year prior to his appointment as CPO, and in his new role he will lead both the product management and software development teams.
“Jeff’s pedigree in using software to automate and transform industry aligns with Tempo’s mission,” said Joy Weiss, President and CEO of Tempo Automation. “Tempo’s proprietary software platform, with AI that learns from every order, redefines the customer journey and accelerates time to market. Jeff’s expertise in product and software coupled with his knowledge of our customers’ challenges, make him an instrumental addition to the team.”
Jeff brings more than 25 years of experience at Autodesk, which is known for its computer-aided design (CAD) software. There he served as a Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for a dozen years, following an equal tenure of business and technical positions across the company. He was responsible for shaping Autodesk’s technology vision and developing emerging technologies as well as collaborating with researchers at leading peer companies and universities. He is a graduate of Cornell University with a master’s degree in computer science and a bachelor’s degree with distinction in electrical and electronics engineering.
“Tempo is already an important player in PCBA manufacturing, and we have even more exciting work ahead as we bring machine intelligence to further accelerate innovation across industries from space to health care,” Kowalski said. “I’m honored to join the team and welcome the challenge of guiding a talented product and development organization to take us into the future.”
About Tempo Automation
Tempo Automation is the leading software-accelerated electronics manufacturer, revolutionizing the way top companies innovate and bring new products to market. Tempo’s automated manufacturing platform optimizes the complex process of PCBA manufacturing to deliver unmatched quality, speed and agility, unlike any other low-volume manufacturer. The platform’s all-digital process automation, data-driven intelligence and connected smart factory create a breakthrough competitive advantage for customers—to deliver tomorrow’s products today. From rockets to robots, autonomous cars to drones, many of the fastest-moving companies in industrial tech, medical technology, space and other industries partner with Tempo to accelerate innovation and set a new tempo for progress. Learn more at tempoautomation.com.
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