Craig's key responsibilities include leading Parker in new and emerging markets that complement Parker’s core competency in motion and control technologies and helping divisions implement the “Win Strategy”, specifically in the areas of innovative products and expanding systems solution expertise worldwide. In addition, Maxwell oversees Parker’s Strategic Marketing, including economic analysis, market research, and coordination of growth projects. Plus, Parker’s new Corporate Technology Ventures area designed to facilitate cross-group opportunities throughout Parker with an increased focus on leveraging Parker’s broad and diverse portfolio of products and technology. He is active at the advisory board level of several universities and professional organizations and has or is serving at the board level of several start-up companies. He is a named inventor on over 20 US/International patents.
Maxwell holds a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology from Central Connecticut State University.