BROOKFIELD, Wis., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RF Technologies®, a leading provider of radio frequency identification monitoring systems and healthcare security solutions, announced that it has promoted Paul Larson to Vice President, Product Development. Effective immediately, he will report to Mark Harwood, President of RF Technologies.
"Paul is a tremendous asset to our organization," said Mark Harwood, President for RF Technologies, Inc. "His passion and track record make him an ideal fit for this position. We are confident that he will be successful in leading us with innovative product designs and achieving our global business goals and objectives."
In his new role, Larson is responsible for leading all phases of RF Technologies' product development initiatives including: gathering, translating, and conceptualizing the voice of the customer; developing the product roadmap; leading new product engineering; directing sustaining engineering support for existing products and product line extensions; and managing internal and external technical education program leaders.
Larson has worked at RF Technologies for the past year as its Director of Solutions Planning Group. Previously, he worked with Lutron Electronics where he led the development and introduction of more than 15 new product lines, and was named as co-inventor on over 20 design patents for lighting controls. Prior to that, he served as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy, and continues to serve as a Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
This experienced executive received his Bachelor of Physics from the U.S. Naval Academy. He also holds a Masters in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Masters in Technology Management from the University of Maryland-University College.
About RF Technologies
RF Technologies is a leading provider of comprehensive, integrated RFID-based Safety and Security Solutions for senior care facilities and hospitals, including Code Alert® Wandering Management and Quick Response® Wireless Nurse and Emergency Call Systems, Sensatec® Fall Management, and Safe Place® Infant, Pediatric, and ED Security Systems. With over 10,000 installations in its 24-year history, RF Technologies is credited with inventing the first RFID infant security system, which was designed and developed by nurse clinicians. It was the first in the industry to offer Remote Monitoring, RF Consulting, 24x7 Technical Support by RF Technologies' staff specialists, and a nationwide service team. www.rft.com
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