Hikvision, a global leader in video surveillance products and solutions, announced that Vince Lupe has joined the company as Director of Business Development, North America. Lupe is responsible for all business development efforts around integrator relations, partner programs, and architectural and engineering firms. As Hikvision USA sees demand for its innovative video surveillance products grow rapidly and expand into new verticals, the addition of proven business development talent will aim to maximize further expansion for the company in the Unites States and Canada.
“Vince is a phenomenal addition to the management team and brings years of experience in the security industry, working closely with all the main stakeholders including distributors, integrators and A&E firms,” said Jeffrey He, president for Hikvision USA. “We are thrilled about Vince’s plans for expanding our industry footprint in the region, developing highly effective partnership programs with our key customers, capturing new and developing existing business opportunities.”
“I am tremendously excited to join the Hikvision USA leadership team,” Lupe said. “Having extensive experience in strategic business development in the security industry, I believe the company has developed a winning combination of technologies that solves real problems and aligns with customer needs. Being an industry leader in the global video surveillance market for years, the company is now becoming a true force in the North American market. This is the perfect time to roll up our sleeves and grow our success even further.”
With over 25 years of security industry experience, Lupe comes to Hikvision from Honeywell, where he was responsible for leading the customer marketing team for enterprise security solutions, developing global market strategies, driving new product introductions and capturing the voice of the customer.
During that time he also led the enterprise marketing programs for Honeywell Integrated Security Channel, focusing on large enterprise level integrated systems.
Before Honeywell, Vince spent 25 years with Diebold as director, global channel marketing and partner strategies. While at Diebold, he was the main architect for business model change from security manufacturer to OEM distribution business model.
Lupe holds a B.A. degree in Business Management from Malone College and an Associate Degree in Electronics Technology from Akron University.Source: hikvision.com