A fully qualified engineer, Keith has over thirty year’s experience in Electronics Manufacturing. He started his career with bare printed circuit boards in the early days of multi-layer technology, moving through to managing contract manufacturing operations. He had ten year’s experience with advanced materials and soldering systems before working with high technology x-ray and AOI Systems, again for 10 years.
He is well known and respected for presenting technology and business papers at many high profile events around the world and for his many published articles. For the last 2 years he has been working as a technology consultant assisting many of the major industry names and being Technology Editor for an Industry magazine for part of that time.
Keith has been Chairman of the SMART Group for 9 years; this is the leading Technology Association in Europe. At the SMT show in Germany this year he launched SmartLoop a revolutionary yield improvement system.