March 3, 2008
Eaton Names Michael Wynblatt Vice President - Innovation Center
CLEVELAND … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that Michael Wynblatt has been named vice president of the company's Innovation Center. Wynblatt will report to Yannis Tsavalas, chief technology officer, and will be located in Southfield, Mich.
In this role, Wynblatt will be responsible for driving innovation processes and the development of new products, services and solutions that involve a wide range of technologies across the business groups and regions.
Wynblatt joins Eaton from Siemens, where he served as vice president and chief technology officer for its Technology-to-Business Center and prior to that as director of venture technology. Prior to working for Siemens, he held research and teaching positions at the State University of New York, Stony Brook.
"Michael brings a great wealth of experience and knowledge to Eaton," said Tsavalas. "I am confident that he will help Eaton achieve our growth objectives through innovative product and services offerings by leveraging and developing advanced technologies.”
Wynblatt holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the University of Michigan and master's and doctorate degrees in computer science from the State University of New York.
Eaton Corporation is a diversified industrial manufacturer with 2007 sales of $13.0 billion. Eaton is a global leader in electrical systems and components for power quality, distribution and control; fluid power systems and services for industrial, mobile and aircraft equipment; intelligent truck drivetrain systems for safety and fuel economy; and automotive engine air management systems, powertrain solutions and specialty controls for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries.