MANITOWOC, Wis., June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are pleased to announce that Jim Voigt has accepted a position on the energybank Advisory Board," stated Founder and CEO Neal Verfuerth. "Awarded one of three medallions from the Russian Parliament for space technology (in the elite company of Presidents Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev) for his contribution to space technology and the inclusion of his technology on the Russian MIR Space Station, Jim brings a unique combination of technology expertise and deep international business experience."
"Under Neal's leadership, energybank is on the forefront of the LED industry," stated Voigt. "As a member of the Advisory Board, I am happy to bring to bear my experience with innovative software development methodologies and LED technology for the continued success of energybank."
Voigt spent 30 years involved in electronics and international business as President of K.W. Muth Corporation, Founder of Oneida Nation Electronic Corporation, CEO of InnoSoft, and President/Founder of American Innovation, among others. Voigt holds several patents for his inventions, including those used by Muth Mirror Systems and Kohler Co. In 1986, he was appointed to the US/USSR Economic and Trade Council.
Voigt received his B.S. in Applied Engineering and Science with Electronic option from University of Wisconsin. Notably, he founded and supervised the electronics group for the Kohler Company and was granted two patents covering state-of-the-art generator control products. He started Innovation Computer Corporation (ICC). ICC received one of the first licenses for Microsoft DOS from Bill Gates and designed and produced industrial level computers for the Russian space station MIR. Voigt invented a color card for the IBM PC computer and the first soundboard for the IBM PC.
Voigt is a member of numerous professional associations including Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), American Society of Inventors (ASI), Wisconsin Space Business Roundtable (WSBR), and Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).
energybank is a Wisconsin-based manufacturer specializing in the advancement of solid state lighting, IoT and controls. energybank has unique capabilities with its proprietary: thermal management, optical optimization and application engineering.