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Charlie Kindel is an American tech executive and the chief product and technology officer at SnapAV. He formerly held roles with Control4, Amazon.com, and Microsoft. Much of his career has been spent focused on smart home products.
Early life and education
Kindel joined Microsoft in 1990. He was named general manager of Windows Home Server in 2004, remaining in that position until 2009, when he became general manager of the Windows Phone developer experience.
In 2011, Kindel left Microsoft to create BizLogr, serving as chief executive officer. The calendar scheduling startup launched in 2012, and was later renamed FreeBusy. The company created the mileage-logging app MileLogr.
In August 2018, he joined home automation systems provider Control4 as senior vice president of products and services. After Control4 merged with SnapAV, Kindel was named chief product and technology officer of SnapAV.
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