As it looks to continue its pace of innovation in the smart home space, GE Appliances, a Haier company, announced the creation of a new SmartHome Solutions team that will aim to “transform the heart of the home and how owners experience the kitchen, laundry, and many of life’s everyday moments.”
In a statement, GE Applainces explained that the new team will be charged with continuing to help consumers manage their households in a more efficient manner. That mission means the group will extend their reach beyond just the kitchen and laundry room to all other areas of the home where automation technologies, data analytics, and cloud-based applications bring convenience to consumers homes.
GE Appliances has tapped Shawn Stover to lead the new team. Stover, who will serve as the VP of SmartHome Solutions, has been with the company since 1998, serving in a variety of engineering, marketing, sales, and operational roles. Most recently, he was the General Manager or Cross Product and Connected Home. In his new role, GE Appliances said, Stover will be responsible for leading the overall SmartHome Solutions IoT strategy for all product lines, brands, and services.