David Doyle, the president and managing director of Heidenhain Corporation (Schaumburg, IL), was presented with a 2018 Silicon Valley 50 Award at Stanford University during the 11th annual Silicon Valley Global Awards. Hosted by the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG; Los Gatos, CA), this event brings together the most entrepreneurial minds in the Silicon Valley and beyond to honor top Irish and Irish-American executives making a significant impact in their field. A total of 50 executives are selected and honored each year.
With 25 years of experience in technical, product management and senior leadership roles, Doyle joined Heidenhain in 2016 and currently assumes full responsibility for their customer-focused operations in North America. He is spearheading the organization and business development activities within their electronics, automation and machine tool capital equipment markets. Their products and technology also enable advanced systems capabilities in the robotics, automotive, energy, agriculture, medical and life science industries. Doyle is also currently investing in the California Bay Area resources and infrastructure, supporting OEM partners with both the product portfolio and ETEL-brand motion control systems expertise.
Born in Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland, he attended St. Paul’s College in Dublin and Maynooth University (National University of Ireland), earning a double honors degree in chemistry and experimental physics. He has also attended Stanford University for professional development programs. To view Doyle’s full biography, please click here.
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