Boston, July 19, 2018: MachineShop, the Edge Computing Company today announced the election of Mike Wills to its Board of Directors. Wills has spent the past thirty years building and running global sales and operations organizations in enterprise and industrial market segments. Today he is the Chief Revenue Office of Apex Supply Chain Solutions, a provider of automated point-of-use dispensing and supply chain technologies.
Over his career, Mike Wills has had responsibility for billions of dollars in revenue, thousands of employees and networks of partners spanning the globe. Prior to Apex, Wills was Vice President, North American Sales at Zebra; Vice President North American Enterprise Sales at Motorola Solutions; Vice President, Sales at Vocollect and Senior Vice President, Sales at Intermec. While at Intermec, Wills was also President of Intermec Intellectual Property Corporation.
“I’ve known Mike Wills for almost seven years and known of him and his outstanding reputation for more than ten years, said Michael Campbell, MachineShop President and CEO. “It is an honor and privilege to have someone with his leadership and operating experience to help guide our strategy and execution.”
MachineShop recently announced the latest version of its edge computing platform, EdgeIQ™ 3.0, with a strong focus on device management capabilities for the industrial and enterprise market segments. As more organizations introduce smart and connected products and systems, they need ways to remotely monitor and manage these products. EdgeIQ is a distributed software platform that dramatically simplifies Device Lifecycle Management for product OEMs.
“In my thirty-year career, I’ve witnessed a number of strategic technology trends, but few are as important or pervasive as the need to manage connected products through smart services," said Mike Wills. “MachineShop has the core product capabilities and strategy to make a large and lasting impact on this market.”
About MachineShop: MachineShop is the Edge Computing Company and provider of the EdgeIQTM software platform for Edge Device and Data Management and Edge to Cloud Orchestration. MachineShop delivers brilliantly simple edge computing solutions to the hyper-connected and highly distributed world. EdgeIQTM itself is a distributed and lightweight API-centric platform that serves connected product OEMs, enterprises, and ISVs worldwide. Founded in 2012, MachineShop is headquartered in Boston with offices in Denver and distribution and implementation partners worldwide. More information can be found at www.machineshop.io