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2017 Physical Security Industry Influencer: Joe Grillo, CEO, Vanderbilt

The Security.World community voted during the summer of 2017 and selected the Physical Security and Video Surveillance industry’s Top 12 Influencers. This Profile is one in the series of 12 of those individuals that are making a difference in our industry. Congratulations to Joe Grillo, CEO, Vanderbilt. We reached out to Joe to get his views and insight on what is happening in the physical security and video surveillance market.

Genetec Grows

This is another article in Security.World’s Company Grows series. We were fortunate to catch up with Pierre Racz, Founder, President and CEO of Genetec and chatted about how Genetec has grown over the years. Pierre Racz is not your typical growth company CEO in that he is first and foremost an engineer. He has a master of the underlying technologies, however, he has a keen sense of the market, where he and his company, Genetec, fits into the marketplace. Racz also is atypical in that he has been able to stay current on new technologies, grow his company past the pure entrepreneur stage, and now runs an industry leading video management software company.

Ke Li New CEO At Dahua Technology

Dahua Technology, a leading manufacturer of video surveillance solutions proven the world over, announces that Dahua Technology Co, Ltd has hired a new CEO to run the daily operations of the fast-growing company. Liquan Fu, Founder and Chairman of Dahua Technology worldwide, has recently hired Ke Li to build upon the momentum and success that Mr. Fu has set in place. Mr. Fu will continue to serve Dahua as Chairman of its board of directors.

Eyal Assa Is Siklu’s New CEO

Siklu, the market leader in millimeter wave radios, has announced the appointment of Eyal Assa as new CEO of the company. Mr. Assa is a veteran executive with over 20 years of leadership experience in the telecommunications industry. Siklu is a strong participant in the fast-growing 5G fixed wireless access market, which will rely to a great extent on the millimeter wave spectrum.

Andrew Teich, FLIR CEO, To Retire After 33 Years Of Service

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced that Andrew C. Teich, its President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors, plans to retire after 33 years of service. Mr. Teich will continue to serve in his current roles until a successor is appointed. As part of FLIR’s succession planning process, the Board will conduct a comprehensive search for a new CEO. FLIR has retained Korn Ferry International, a leading executive search firm, to assist in the search process.

Vicon Industries CEO Eric Fullerton Resigns

Vicon Industries CEO Eric Fullerton has resigned August 1, and his last day at Vicon was Friday, August 5, 2016. This comes less than two years after joining Vicon (NYSE: VII). Fullerton also is stepping down from his role as a director of the video surveillance company, the company announced in a SEC 8K filing.

Vicon Names Eric Fullerton CEO and Director

Vicon Industries, Inc. (VII: NYSE-MKT), a designer and producer of video security and surveillance systems, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Eric Fullerton, formerly Chief Sales and Marketing Officer of Milestone Systems A/S, to succeed Kenneth M. Darby as Chief Executive Officer and as a Director of Vicon.

Avigilon CEO Alexander Fernandes Answers Six Tough Questions

The tough questions began at about six in the morning, eastern time, on May 7th, just a few hours after the announcement. What does this mean? Why now? Is there more to follow? The press release was from Vancouver’s Avigilon and the news was that its CFO, Brad Bardua was leaving the company for health […]

Pivot3 Puts Former Perot Exec In CEO Hotseat

Free Regcast : Managing Multi-Vendor Devices with System Centre 2012 Ron Nash is the new CEO at Pivot3, a 10-year-old converged storage startup that has not been setting the world on fire. The company, founded in 2003 by Lee Caswell and Bob Galloway, aimed to build storage systems with server virtualisation embedded within, which it markets as “serverless computing”. Today it has more than 600 customers for its vSTAC converged storage and compute appliances, and focuses on the video surveillance and VDI markets. Rich Bravman was the CEO from November of 2011 to April this year, when he left. In August this year Lee Caswell left and joined Fusion-io as the VP for its virtualisation product group and product marketing. He was an early CEO at Pivot3, serving in that role from 2005 to 2007. When a co-founder leaves a startup for a salaried post at an alternative company, that implies the heady startup days of business-building and share options with stratospheric potential are over. Now Ron Nash has been appointed CEO: an old war horse, we might think, as he’s been Pivot3’s exec chairman since January 2005. He’s an ex-Perot Systems Corp VP, and was at EDS before that. He is also part of venture capital firm InterWest Partners and boasts a history of serving in several board positions, including multiple chairmanships. So why has he decided to up his stress levels and become a CEO again? The company statement says: ”Mr Nash will be responsible for accelerating […]