Mr. Michael B. Thompson is Independent Director of Cimetrix Inc. Mr. Thompson is currently the VP of RD and Information Technology for Kersh Risk Management in Plano, Texas. Kersh is a B2B company focused on helping employees and dependents make behavioral changes to improve their health, which benefits the employee and reduces employer health care costs. In 2007 and 2008, Mr. Thompson was the COO of Mediaport Entertainment, Inc., a digital media kiosk company that provides automated fulfillment and point of sale solutions for music, movies, eBooks, audio books, and other digital media. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Thompson served as President, Chief Executive Officer, and director of Setpoint Companies, an industry leader in lean automation that designs, assembles, tests, and delivers automated assembly and test equipment. Mr. Thompson was integrally involved in Setpoints hubandspoke growth initiative starting four new companies while directly managing MySchedule.Net, Setpoint Spectrometers, and Rocky Mountain Testing Solutions. From 1986 to 2003, Mr. Thompson was the Vice President of the Brooks Automation Planning and Logistics Solutions software division, which develops simulation, scheduling, and material handling automation and software controls to the semiconductor and related high technology industries. He was the President of AutoSimulations, Inc., which was acquired by Brooks in January of 2000. Mr. Thompson was involved with automation, modeling and scheduling manufacturing systems for over 25 years. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Department of Engineering Sciences and Technology at Brigham Young University
Age: 60 Director Since 2004Thompson was a pioneer in the field of industrial scheduling, workforce scheduling and the application of simulation technology to industrial problems. He has authored numerous papers and articles published in technical magazines and professional journals.