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Posted on November 17, 2011 by  &  with 1 Comment
External Company Press Release

PulseSwitch Systems pushes into energy harvesting market

PulseSwitch Systems, LC, which announced last week that it will begin a
strong push into the self-powered switch control and sensor market in 2012, has expanded its Board in preparation for that undertaking. PulseSwitch sells self-powered wireless devices and controls a portfolio of intellectual property relating to self-powered switches, controls, sensors and systems that includes issued patents in more than 25 countries, and pending patent applications in the United States, Canada, Europe, India and China.
Joining PulseSwitch as a consultant and a Board Member will be Donald R.
Schroeder, recently retired Executive Vice President of CTS Corporation. During his almost 40 years with CTS, Mr. Schroeder served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, producing $500M+ in annual sales during his tenure. He was also the President & General Manager of CTS' Electronics Manufacturing Services business and its Electronic Components business with operations in North America, Asia and Europe. When he was Chief Technology Officer of CTS, Mr. Schroeder egotiated numerous patent licenses with large international corporations. Mr. Schroeder is a Director of IPC, which he also serves as Secretary/Treasurer and the chair of the Marketing and Technology committee.
"Don gives us world class experience in manufacturing, distributing and licensing electronic components... and a well-established international reputation in the electronics industry," commented PulseSwitch CEO Brad Face.
"CTS has been working with Face for some 15 years. I have been well aware of the emerging PulseSwitch product line and its intellectual property portfolio. This is an exciting time to be joining the team," said Schroeder.
Also coming to the Board will be Bruce Tyler, AIA, LEED AP, a principal and former president of Baskervill, one of Virginia's leading architecture and engineering firms, located in Richmond. Mr. Tyler is also a member of Richmond City Council.
"I have been a consultant with PulseSwitch since its start-up. The potential has always been impressive and I am happy to join in the management of our launch," remarked Tyler.
"Bruce has provided thoughtful input over the years. He has great relationships with potential clients. His insight in the commercial and institutional construction markets, in particular, is top notch," observed Brad Face.
Messrs. Schroeder and Tyler join Stephen J. Leaman, president of SJL Consulting of Norfolk; former Norfolk mayor, Vincent J. Thomas; and Brad Face on the PulseSwitch Board. PulseSwitch is one of The Face® Companies of Norfolk, Virginia USA. PulseSwitch designs, manufactures and sells self-powered wireless controls and associated products under
the Lightning Switch® and PulseStar® brand names.
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