Faro Hires Leadership for Global Hardware and Software R&D Teams
September 3, 2020
Faro Technologies Inc. hired two industry veterans to join its senior leadership team and manage the global hardware and software R&D teams. Avi Ray-Chaudhuri, who serves as vice president of hardware R&D, and Wesley Tilley, who serves as vice president of software R&D, joined the company.
“As Faro continues to increase its focus on cloud-based software applications that enable long-term differentiation of our 3D solutions, we are adding critical talent to Faro’s executive team to lead both our software and hardware R&D organizations that will accelerate our product development efforts,” says Michael Burger, president and CEO of Faro. “I am thrilled to have two industry leaders like Wes and Avi join our organization and lead these teams.”
Avi Ray-Chaudhuri has over 20 years of leadership success in diverse industries including semiconductor, advanced lithography, and laser development. Most recently, he served as vice president, engineering, commercial lasers for Lumentum, where he significantly reduced the product development cycle time and implemented best-in-class program management, engineering and operations practices.
Wes Tilley brings has more than 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, primarily in the areas of product management and R&D leadership. He most recently served as vice president, communications software as a service at Oracle, where he led a strategic shift in global business unit strategy to Cloud native, software as a service offerings in the telecommunications space.