As the Technology Leader for the Internet of Things (IoT) global platform at Whirlpool, Carl was accountable for bringing connected consumer and commercial products to market. He was responsible for the development of new capabilities, mobile apps, 3rd party integrations and day to day platform operations, along with addressing cybersecurity concerns. Carl is passionate about delivering a world class consumer experience whether its to the end consumer who buys a product or enhance a company employees’ ability to do their job better. Carl has 23 years experience in Systems Development and Operations. Prior to joining Whirlpool Carl worked for Mercury Marine where he managed Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems, and developed systems for Engineering information management, inventory control, and resource capacity planning for the Research and Development organization. Carl was part of the leadership team which founded Brunswick`s Mercury PLM Services in 2008. He is also a United States Air Force veteran as a Communications Computer Information Systems Non-Commissioned Officer.