Stephen Lockhart, RFID Industry Veteran and Expert joins STAR
HONG KONG (April 23, 2014) – STAR Systems International, an RFID Hardware, Tag and Professional Services provider today announced that it has appointed Mr. Stephen C. Lockhart as its new Chief Technology Officer.
Stephen Lockhart brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience to STAR Systems. He has over 16 years of experience as a software developer, including 11 years of worldwide experience working with UHF readers, tags and applications. In previous positions with Sirit, Federal Signal Technologies and 3M, Stephen was a key figure in the development of readers, tags and systems, along with the deployment and implementation for RFID projects using ISO 18000 6C / EPC Class 1 Gen 2 in Tolling, Access Control, Logistics and Retail.
In his new role as STAR’s CTO, Stephen will lead development and management of new products and systems that STAR will be bringing to the market. Both Application Engineering and Product Management teams will be reporting to him. He also will head STAR’s Professional Services, Solutions & Consulting offerings.
“I am excited to be part of the team at STAR Systems International,” said Stephen Lockhart. “There is a lot of great energy in this fast growing organization. Our strategy is to do what we do best: focus on the customer and bring innovative and useful RFID products to the market.”
“We are extremely pleased to have Stephen join the STAR Family,” said Bob Karr, Managing Director of STAR Systems International. “His wealth of knowledge and real world experience is unique in the world of passive RFID. Stephen’s leadership as a true industry expert will be a key in driving our business and product development as STAR expands throughout the world of RFID.”
Stephen will be based out of the USA in the Dallas, Texas area. In his new role, he will also provide a USA base for STAR Systems International as it expands products and services globally.
About STAR Systems International
STAR Systems International is a member of the STAR RFID & SYSTEMS GROUP. Star Systems International is a Hong Kong-based RFID hardware, tag and services provider, specializing in UHF RFID-enabled vehicle identification and supply chain management applications. Working through an extensive network of value added resellers and systems integrators, STAR Systems provides a wide range of RFID hardware, professional consulting services and technical support. STAR Systems is also affiliated with STAR-RFID, a manufacturer of RFID tags located in Bangkok. For more information on STAR Systems and/or STAR RFID, visit www.star-int.net or www.star-rfid.com.
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