SANTA FE, N.M.--()--Kyield announced today the appointment of Franz Dill to its Advisory Board.
“I am pleased to be joining Kyield’s Advisory Board”
Franz Dill joins Kyield after working for 30 years for the Proctor & Gamble Company. At P&G Mr. Dill reported to the CIO as part of an information technology research organization which scouted and vetted emergent technology use. Among his many contributions at P&G, he delivered a number of valuable innovations in manufacturing, R&D, and marketing, including artificial intelligence applications that saved the company hundreds of millions of dollars.
Mr. Dill founded P&G’s groundbreaking contextual innovation centers, now with over sixteen global locations, working with nearly every major retailer worldwide and dozens of technology and systems vendors. He also established the company’s Web 2.0 capabilities, writing the most widely read blog in the company.
Franz Dill’s academic background is in astrophysics and mathematics, with degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Florida. He retired from P&G in March of 2008 and is now a consultant for startups and advanced technology companies. His popular blog at http://eponymouspickle.blogspot.com is devoted to discovery and application of emerging technologies.
“We are delighted that Franz Dill has agreed to join our team,” said Mark Montgomery, Founder and CEO of Kyield. “His extensive background aligns exceptionally well with the core mission of Kyield to transform the enterprise with improved innovation, reduction of crises, and enhanced performance. We look forward to working closely with Franz.”
“I am pleased to be joining Kyield’s Advisory Board,” said Franz Dill. “I look forward to being part of Kyield’s current and future efforts to successfully deploy their novel technology platform for improving the performance of organizations.”
This appointment expands the Kyield Advisory Board to five members where Franz Dill will join Dr. Robert E. Neilson, Russell Borland, Ph.D., Deborah McGuinness, Ph.D., and Garrett W. Lindemann, Ph.D., whose bios can be found at http://www.kyield.com/about/team.html.
Kyield is an innovative pioneer in advanced knowledge systems. The Kyield platform is comprised of a holistic software and communications system seeking to transform the organization through enhanced innovation, crises prevention, improved decision making, and precision search in order to achieve a higher level of performance throughout the organization.
White papers, use case scenarios, a brief history, team bios, and presentations are available at: www.kyield.com