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Senior Vice President, Advanced Vision Technology and Chief Technology Officer
As Senior Vice President of Advanced Vision Technology and Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Kuechen manages the research and development of core vision technology for Cognex while advising the company on major engineering and technology decisions. Mr. Kuechen also plays a crucial role in attracting, developing, and retaining high-potential engineering talent. Before joining Cognex, Mr. Kuechen was the CEO of Gavitec, a maker of vision-based ID readers which he co-founded in 1997 and was acquired by Cognex in 2003. Mr. Kuechen studied electrical engineering at the RWTH Aachen University and holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.