USA Firmware Announces Hiring of
Bill Merkel, Vice President Business Development
Brecksville, Ohio — April 4, 2022 — USA Firmware, LLC recently announced the hiring of Bill Merkel as Vice President Business Development. Bill brings over 35 years of experience in product development, industrial automation, semiconductors and electric vehicle charging innovation to his leadership role. Bill’s previous positions at Nidec Industrial Solutions, DynaMotors, Inc. and Keithley Instruments, Inc. have prepared him to lead growth and technology development for the organization.
In this position, Bill builds relationships that will deliver the embedded expertise to accelerate development of smart and connected devices. His impressive resume and industry experience will serve him, and USA Firmware well, as the organization continues to increase its breadth of talent and services.
Bill holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical Engineering from Youngstown State University and three U.S. Patents:
- 7,683,647 Instrument Per Pin Test Head; Keithley Instruments
- 7,783,938 Result Directed Diagnostic Method and Systems; Keithley Instruments
- 8,493,008 HVAC Adjustment Module; DynaMotors, Inc.