Dean Frew

CTO & SVP RFID Solutions at SML Group.

Mr.Frew was appointed CTO and SVP RFID Solutions for the SML Group in 2015. Prior to this appointment, Mr.Frew was founder and President of Xterprise since 2002 which he sold to SML in 2013 and renamed SML Intelligent Inventory Solutions (SML IIS) in 2015. Mr. Frew provided the leadership and vision to create a leading enterprise RFID software solutions company. Prior to founding SML IIS, Mr. Frew served on executive teams for several supply chain software and RFID solution companies, including GlobeRanger and FPIX and Crospan. He spent 15 years with Texas Instruments, serving as general manager of advanced logistics and RFID-enhanced supply chain systems, and as director of technology programs, among others. In 1995, Mr.Frew led TI's efforts in acquiring RFID solutions companies Mr.Frew is a frequent speaker featured at many national and international supply chain, asset management and RFID technology events. He earned a bachelor's of science degree in mechanical engineering from New Mexico State University, and a master's of science degree in industrial systems from Virginia Tech. He also holds multiple patents in electronic packaging and RFID systems, plus pending patents for RFID and inventory and asset systems.