Marlborough, MA – May 5, 2021 - KEA Technologies, a provider of independent testing services, product development, and engineering solutions, announced today that Bill Bentley has joined its team as Director of Engineering. Bentley brings over 25 years of experience in the development of machinery and electro-mechanical safety products from concept through launch for various markets and will help KEA to continue to exceed customer expectations in product development, testing, and R&D.
“Bill’s extensive engineering experience and in particular, his work on IoT product developments for wireless and smart sensors will be a key component to our product development in the coming months,” said Dr. Bud Zaouk, KEA Founder & CEO. “We continue to work with industry leaders to ensure the safety and efficacy of life saving products and first-of-a-kind technologies. Bill’s work with us is vital to this mission and we are happy to have his leadership.”
Bentley will lead the engineering and integration of products into vehicles for human subject driving – for example, to ensure that sensors correlate well and monitor how they respond to human behavior in a moving vehicle. He will also be responsible for growing and leading the engineering team that works closely with a variety of product manufacturers, expanding the team’s capabilities to ensure safety and compliance of customer product releases and updates.
“It’s my passion to work with new technologies and complex products that positively impact lives,” said Bentley. “I enjoy developing and leading engineering teams and organizations that are highly motivated on problem solving in support of core products and new product growth opportunities and KEA is a prime example of this leadership. I look forward to expanding both the team and our customer base to help KEA reach its growth goals.”
Most recently, Bentley was the Global NPD Engineering Director, Industrial Products for Sensata Technologies. He holds a MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.