When you think about 180°, 360°, and ‘fisheye’ IP-cameras you may or may not know that Grandeye was the first to market with such a surveillance cameras starting back in 2004. In 2012, Oncam acquired Grandeye becoming Oncam Grandeye and their expertise in 180º and 360º IP-cameras has risen sharply over that time. Late last year, we were lucky to catch up with Jumbi Edulbehram, Regional President Americas for Oncam to discuss the growth of the company and what changes he has seen since he joined the company.
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.
In 2012, Schlage Electronic Security is spun off from Ingersoll Rand to become Vanderbilt Industries. In the following years, Vanderbilt has continued to stand on its own feet and grow even stronger within the industry. We caught up with Mitchell Kane, President, Vanderbilt, and chatted about how Vanderbilt has grown over the years. Kane has been with Vanderbilt for 32 years now and has seen the company, industry, and marketplace make significant changes over those three decades.