Vice President and General Manager for the Components Line of Business
Prior to his promotion to Vice President, General Manager of the Components Line of Business at FLIR in October 2017, Mr. Clayton had served as the company’s Director of Automotive Business and as a Product Manager for the Camera Cores and Components within the Industrial Technologies Segment. Before coming to FLIR in 2009, Mr. Clayton previously served for over 19 years in the Semiconductor Industry in various publicly traded companies with increased roles and responsibilities. From 2003 to 2009 he worked at Veeco Instruments as Vice President of Product Marketing in their Ion Beam Deposition Division and as Vice President and Business Unit Manager of the AFM Division. From 1999 to 2003 he worked at Speedfam-IPEC as Vice President of Product Marketing and as Vice President of Strategic Planning in their CMP Business. From 1990 to 1999 he worked for KLA-Tencor as a Senior Product Manager within the Metrology Division. He received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Applied Physics from Georgia Institute of Technology.