LifeProof Names Peter Armstrong Vice President of Engineering
- Brings extensive experience in product development and technical innovation -
SAN DIEGO - December 6, 2011
LifeProof, the provider of all-protective, everyday cases for smartphones and tablet PCs, today announced that it has named Peter Armstrong as vice president of engineering. Armstrong will be responsible for all aspects of product development,engineering and quality assurance at LifeProof.
Armstrong's background includes 20 years of experience in R&D, skilled leadership of multi-disciplinary teams, and innovative technical contributions for medical device, commercial, and defense products. He is accomplished in all phases of product development, from concept to launch. Prior to LifeProof, Armstrong was engineering project manager at SeQual Technologies and held engineering positions with Overland Storage and Medtronic, among others.
"Peter is an excellent leader with a track record of contributions that lead to improved product performance and higher team productivity," said Gary Rayner, CEO of LifeProof. "As demand for LifeProof products grows, we are fortunate to have someone with his experience and ability on our growing team."
"LifeProof is an exciting company with cutting-edge products that people love," said Armstrong. "I am looking forward to working with the great team at LifeProof to develop new platforms that give people freedom to use a variety of devices everyday and everywhere."
Armstrong has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California San Diego(UCSD), an M.B.A. from San Diego State University and an Executive Perspective for Scientists and Engineers (EPSE) diploma from UCSD. He has been granted several patents and is a registered professional engineer.
LifeProof's company mantra is Freedom; LifeProof designs, manufactures and markets an entirely new category of products designed to give people more freedom from environmental constraints. Based in San Diego, LifeProof offers elegant and protective cases for Smartphones and Tablet PCs that enable full functionality and interactivity under any condition encountered in daily life. The registered brand name 'LifeProof' is inspired by the protection and fully functional convenient operation of the device in water, mud, dirt, or snow. For more information, visit www.lifeproof.com.