Touch International Hires New Chief Operating Officer
Austin, TX – May 1, 2014 – Touch International, a leader in high-performance touch screen technology, today announced the addition of Jim Templeton as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Jim will lead efforts to streamline the company’s worldwide manufacturing operations.
A technology industry veteran for over 20 years, Jim brings a wealth of Marketing, Design, Manufacturing and Business Management expertise to Touch International. He has held leadership positions in both large and small companies including Maxim Integrated, Silicon Laboratories, Motorola and Analog Devices.
Jim holds a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering and has authored seven issued and several pending US Patents.
“Jim brings a sharp eye for efficiency and strategy. His leadership will enhance our performance to high-reliability customized products we make for medical, aerospace and automotive markets. As the largest customized iPhone and iPad type projected capacitive touchscreen manufacturer in America, our customers demand world-class performance. Jim is capable of ensuring we meet and exceed market demand” said Michael Woolstrum, CEO and co-founder.
About Touch International
Touch International, headquartered in Austin, Texas, was founded in 2002 by Michael Woolstrum and long-time veteran, Gary Barrett, the company’s CTO. TI has become a world leader in touchscreen, EMI filter, and enhanced display technology. The company, who’s Engineering and Design facility and Corporate Office is located in Austin, Texas, operates 3 manufacturing facilities in Asia.