Harman Names New CTO
Harman announced Wednesday that Samsung veteran Dr. I.P. Park has joined the company as executive vice president and chief technology officer. Dr. Park will join the company Feb. 1 and report to CEO Dinesh Paliwal.
At Samsung, Park was vice president heading the Intelligent Computing Lab of the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology. Sachin Lawande, the previous CTO, will move to the role of co-president of the Lifestyle and Infotainment divisions.
“As a highly respected expert in the computing and electronics industry, Mr. Park is an excellent choice to be our Chief Technology Officer,” Paliwal said in a statement. “He not only brings world-class skills and years of experience to enhance the Company’s research and development capabilities, but a broad perspective on advanced research practices, partnerships, and standardization efforts.