Posted: August 28, 2012
Ken Swanson of Fireye, Inc.has been named a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Advisory Board at Manchester Community College (MCC). In addition, he has also accepted a position on the Steering Committee of that group. Ken is a resident of Hollis, New Hampshire.
The Advisory Committee plays an integral role in designing and developing MCC's new Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program. This includes curriculum recommendations, industry outreach and general program guidance.
Swanson is the Director of Engineering and is also Acting Operations Manager at Fireye, Inc. in Derry, NH, a worldwide leader in flame safeguardcontrols. He has extensive experience in high-tech manufacturing, industrial instrumentation, networking systems, telecom, and consumer electronics. Previously he was Director of Hardware Engineering at Firetide in Los Gatos, CA and Manager of Hardware Engineering at Cisco Systems in San Jose, CA. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
"Ken's extensive knowledge will be critical as we continue to develop and grow our new Advanced Manufacturing Technology Program. We are pleased to add someone with Ken's level of expertise to our steering committee," says Phil Przybyszewski, MCC's Advanced Manufacturing Program Coordinator.