WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Interlink Electronics, a leader in the field of Human-Machine Interface solutions, today announced the addition of Dr. John Heitzinger to its executive team as the Director of Strategic Partnerships. Dr. Heitzinger will focus on accelerating the adoption of new technical solutions in the Human-Machine Interface space by identifying and implementing partnerships with leading technology companies, universities, industry consortia and government agencies. These partnerships will drive additional technology and product development efforts and expand the product and sensor system solution offerings of Interlink. He will also play a key role in evaluating acquisition targets as part of the company’s growth strategy.
Dr. Heitzinger is a veteran of the electronics industry working in the semiconductor, printed and flexible hybrid electronics segments. He has been a driving force in technology development throughout his career working with best-of-breed organizations across the globe.
Heitzinger commented, “This is an especially exciting time to work in the Human-Machine Interface market and Interlink is well positioned to leverage emerging technologies while building on 30 years of sensor experience. The commitment from everyone on the Interlink team to delivering high-value innovative solutions is impressive. I look forward to engaging with leading institutions and helping to drive innovation at Interlink.”
Dr. Heitzinger earned B.S. degrees in physics and chemistry from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point and a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Colorado – Boulder.
“John brings a unique blend of technical capability, contracting experience in both the commercial and government space and market knowledge to this newly formed position,” said Steven N. Bronson, President and CEO of Interlink. “I am excited about the possibilities that lie ahead for our company and the new relationships that we will form.”
About Interlink Electronics
Interlink Electronics is a world-leading trusted advisor and technology partner in the advancing world of human-machine interface and force-sensing technologies. Interlink Electronics has led the printed electronics industry in its commercialization of its patented Force-Sensing Resistor (FSR®) technology, which has enabled rugged and reliable human-machine interface (HMI) solutions. For over 30 years, Interlink Electronics' solutions have focused on handheld user input, menu navigation, cursor control, and other intuitive interface technologies for the world's top electronics manufacturers. Interlink Electronics has a proven track record of supplying human-machine interface solutions for mission-critical applications in a wide range of markets, including, but not limited to, consumer electronics, automotive, industrial, and medical devices. Interlink Electronics serves a world-class customer-base from its our corporate headquarters in Westlake Village, California (greater Los Angeles area), our global research and development center in Singapore, our printed-electronics manufacturing facility in Shenzhen, China and our global distribution and logistics center in Hong Kong. We also maintain technical and sales offices in Japan and at various locations in the United States. For more information, please see our website at www.interlinkelectronics.com.