Inovonics Names Don Commare Director of Product Management

Inovonics, a provider of high-performance wireless sensor networks for commercial and life safety applications, announced the appointment of Don Commare as director of product management. Commare will help guide and oversee the development and execution of the company’s line of wireless transmitters, transceivers and sensors for use in life safety and commercial security systems.

“Throughout his 20-plus years of experience in electronic systems, product development and marketing Don has demonstrated his ability to effectively lead the development of our products and product planning strategies,” said Mark Jarman, president of Inovonics. “I am excited that Don has joined the Inovonics team to lead and further expand our product portfolio offering of wireless solutions.”

Commare brings extensive product marketing and management experience to his new role. Most recently at Watlow, a global manufacturer of thermal-loop components and electronics, he served as director of new product and business development. During his tenure at Watlow, he established priorities for research and development in support of enterprise strategy and developed product, technology and customer roadmaps. Prior to his role at Watlow, he was product manager for the Signal Sources product line at Textronix, a global manufacturer of test and measurement equipment. At Textronix, Commare conducted global requirements capture and pricing research that resulted in the release of several award-winning products.

“The company is at the forefront of providing innovative location and situational awareness technology,” said Commare. “I am excited to join the Inovonics team and look forward to building upon the success of its family of security and life safety solutions.”

Commare has a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering technology from Southern Illinois University, and also an MBA degree and a Master of Science in marketing communications from Illinois Institute of Technology.

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