Per Danzl Named New Vice President of Engineering at Williams AV

Eden Prairie, MN, June 2, 2022 – Williams AV, the leader in assistive communication technology, announced the appointment of Per Danzl to the position of Vice President of Engineering.

Danzl has held senior engineering and product management leadership positions in various companies. He has an engineering degree from the University of Minnesota and a Doctorate in Mechanical & Controls Engineering, Modeling, and Simulation from the University of California Santa Barbara.


Danzl has demonstrated success in several product management roles over the years. His most recent assignment was at MTS Systems, where he was a Director of Controls Engineering and Software. In this role, he led a team of engineering managers, software developers, electrical engineers, and researchers. Besides MTS Systems, Danzl has worked at Eaton (Hydraulics),
Bose (Electroforce), and Honeywell Aerospace.


“Per brings a unique blend of engineering, product management, and software and embedded systems experience to the team,” said Williams AV CEO Brad Kautzer. “We are excited to welcome Per to our team and are confident he will play an integral role in our efforts to grow our business. His strength in building and managing high-performance engineering organizations
will ensure that Williams AV engineering will continue to be world-class and deliver
on our deep pipeline of innovations.”


“I am excited to join Williams AV and for the opportunity to support the company’s growth in best-in-class assistive communication
solutions,” said Per Danzl, Vice President of Engineering. “As has been the case throughout my
entire career, world-class engineering efforts represent a strategic competitive advantage. I look
forward to continuing the tradition of innovation and engineering excellence that Williams AV is known for and further building their competitive advantage.”


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About Williams AV


Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Williams AV designs and manufactures professional audio-video assistive communication technology. The company improves lives by breaking down communication barriers to understanding and helping people hear, see and engage. The company’s portfolio of products enhances interpersonal communications and understanding. The product portfolio includes assistive listening systems, AI-powered captioning and translation products, wireless intercoms, video annotations products, and systems supporting human interpretation.

Williams AV, whose name is synonymous with innovation, quality, and service, has a global network
of distributors and integrators spanning 60 countries. This network designs and installs the products in venues ranging from classrooms and courtrooms to houses of worship and stadiums, while consumer products are used daily in homes around the world.


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