Senior Manager, Global Security Operations
George Booth is the Senior Manager of Global Security Operations for eBay Corp, which includes PayPal. He has been at eBay for 14 years and is the author of eBay's safety and security programs. Today the security team includes more than 500 employees. A lifelong security practitioner, George has worked in high tech, supply chain, manufacturing and retail security environments. He is also a professional photographer and builds museum-quality model railroads.
VP Technology, Electronic Security
Jeremy Brecher is responsible for Diebold Enterprise Security's US Operations and Information Technology Group. With over 12 years of experience, Jeremy has successfully managed numerous large-scale system conversions and new deployments for Fortune 500 companies. Diebold Enterprise's Network Services & Technology team is a key differentiator and is recognized throughout the industry as a leader in providing enterprise integrated security solutions in corporate IP environments.
Jeremy holds a bachelor's degree from Queens College, City University of New York.
Chairman, President and CEO
Michael Campbell is Chairman, President and CEO of MachineShop, a cloud-based software company that bridges the gap between the Internet of Things and enterprise systems. Campbell has spent more than 20 years in technology leadership roles including President and CEO of SensorLogic, an M2M application platform company that was acquired by Gemalto in December 2011, Senior Vice President for Corporate Development at InnerWireless and Executive Vice President and CEO at PanGo Networks. Campbell spent the first part of his career as a management consultant helping dozens of businesses transform innovative technologies into leading products and successful companies. He has been at the forefront of industry efforts to simplify the way billions of Internet-enabled devices interact with applications.
Founder & Chief Strategy Officer
Lee is an experienced marketing executive in the storage, networking, and digital video markets. Prior to founding Pivot3, Lee was EVP Marketing and Business Development at VMware and held a series of senior management roles at Adaptec (ADPT) ending as VP and General Manager of Adaptec's $350M Storage Solutions Group.
Prior to Adaptec, Lee was VP Sales and Marketing at Parallax Graphics which introduced the first real-time video capture products for the video surveillance market. He spent the first five years of his career in management programs at GE. Lee has a BA from Carleton College and an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College.
Salvatore D'Agostino is CEO of IDmachine, which provides design, integration, strategy and education services for the identity, credential, access, security, machine learning/analytics and technology transfer markets.
D'Agostino has 30 years of experience with large-scale federated identity and security deployments, in many cases involving the commercialization of new technologies. His customer and project experience includes EZPass and other electronic toll collection systems, many SCADA and industrial automation applications, the United States Capitol and Pentagon physical security systems, the Personal Identity Verification credential infrastructure for United States Federal government intelligence, defense and civilian agencies as well as identity, credential and access control infrastructure for global enterprises, National ID and smart card technology programs.
Sal is Secretary of the Smart Card Alliance Identity Council and also Secretary of the Access Control Council, a Certified Smart Card Industry Professional (CSCIP), and a recipient of the Council's top contributor awards for the last 3 years. Sal is also Vice-Chair of the Security Industry Association PIV Working Group, a member of the American Society for Industrial Security and its Information Technology Security Council, and numerous other professional groups and associations.
Building Systems Manager
Miami International Airport
A 25-year veteran of the security industry, Ray Davalos is the building systems manager at the Miami International Airport, a position he has held since 1996. Davalos began his career in 1985 as a data systems technician for the United States Navy, working on the USS MacDonough for four years before leaving to work as an electrical equipment technician at the Miami International Airport, where he was responsible for performing maintenance and repairs on building management and access control systems. In his current position as building systems manager, Davalos oversees and administers all of the airport's computerized building management, life safety, digital recording, access control, and digital surveillance systems. His responsibilities also include designing security guidelines, and reviewing and writing specifications for new projects. In addition to receiving considerable technical training in the military, Davalos holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix, along with a Masters in Telecommunications and Networking from Florida International University.
Manager of Information Security
Ryan Elkins is responsible for managing Diebold's global information security program. He directly oversees the vulnerability management, application security, database security, incident response, and data classification programs and ensures that each area works together to strengthen the security posture of the company and its services. His team is continually researching emerging threats and trends in the industry so that new technologies can be securely integrated into the organization.
Ryan holds a Master's degree in Information Security from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Technology from Kent State University. In addition, he has had the opportunity to speak at large-scale security conferences on topics of application security, emerging threats, and information security program development.
American Video and Security
Larry Folsom has fourteen years of industry experience. As General Manager / COO of A-1 Security, he managed the company through growth in revenue of $2m to $10.5m in 6 years and RMR growth of $75k to $325k, using profitable installation revenue to fund organic RMR.
Since 2010, he has owned American Video and Security out of Las Vegas, NV. Larry is also the President and Co-Founder of I-View Now, a cloud based video verification company. I-View now specializes in event based clip delivery and storage.
Security Industry Association
Joe Gittens is the Director of Standards for the Security Industry Association. He is the liaison in direct support of the various technical efforts underway in the SIA Standards subcommittees and working groups and ensuring the overall execution of the SIA Standards Roadmap. On behalf of SIA, Joe advocates the importance of standardization and interoperability within the industry. Joe holds degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from the University of Virginia and has conducted technical research in various fields ranging from information technology to financial services.
Corporate Director of Global Information Technology
Matthew Glover is the head of IT and serves as the Corporate Director of Global Information Technology for AMX. AMX is a high-tech manufacturer that develops hardware and software solutions to simplify the way people interact with technology. Matt has spent 24 years in the technology industry, spanning military, healthcare, high-tech and banking industries. Over the last 10 years he has held positions as Senior Vice President of Technology, Senior Vice President of Service Delivery and Vice President of Architecture and Governance for Bank of America; as well as a Managing Consultant for MetLife specializing in divestitures.
Matt spent the first 10 years of his career in the military serving in advanced electronics as a Sonar Supervisor on Fast Attack Submarines. In addition to his Journeyman in Electronics, he holds 7 degrees that span from Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Management, and Information Technology to Accounting, Finance and Marketing. He attended George Washington University and Hawaii Pacific University.
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Industry Relations
Tyco Integrated Security
Jay Hauhn currently serves as Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Industry Relations for Tyco Integrated Security. Prior to Tyco's separation into three independent companies, Jay was a thirty-five year veteran of ADT.
As Chief Technology Officer, Jay is responsible for Tyco Integrated Security's emerging technology research and long term product and services strategy.
In Jay's role as Vice President of Industry Relations, he has executive responsibility for interaction with industry associations, regulatory agencies and local, state and federal governments. Jay is the current chairman of the Security Industry Association and sits on the boards of directors of the Central Station Alarm Association and the Security Industry Alarm Coalition. He is immediate past chairman of the Electronic Security Associations government relations committee.
Jay is the recipient of numerous industry awards to include the Security Industry Association's "Statesman Award" in 2009 and SIAC's William Mooney award in 2011. Jay's many contributions to the industry were recognized in April of 2011 when he was inducted into the Security Industry Hall of Fame. Jay was also recognized as one of the "Security Industry's Most Influential People" this August.
CEO Integrated Fire & Security Solutions
Hile is currently CEO of Integrated Fire and Security Solutions. He contributes more than 20 years of security industry experience and his executive career has involved working for both private and public entities, including Fortune 500 Global companies such as Siemens. Hile served as Senior Director, Enterprise Security Solutions at Siemens Industry Inc., where he led the security division within the Building Technologies group, providing customized solutions for intelligent response and business continuity for global and national accounts. Previously, Hile was Director, Integrated Security Solutions at Siemens, where he spearheaded the delivery of complex integrated solutions for cities and critical infrastructure organizations. Over the course of his career, he has held senior-level positions with G4S, Convergint Technologies, GVI Security Solutions and TAC. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and currently serves on the Security Industry Association educational advisory board. Hile is also former Chairman of the Physical Security Interoperability Alliance.
Associate Director M2M Sales
Verizon Enterprise Solutions
Pat has been at the forefront of M2M solutions for the last decade. He currently is part of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, assisting organizations to enhance and advance business initiatives through connecting assets. Pat was part of M2M pioneer, nPhase, at it's inception in 2003. nPhase assisted organizations like ABB Power, Siemens Water Technologies, and Air Products with transformative business models through M2M solutions. nPhase was acquired by Qualcomm in 2006 and then spun into a joint venture with Verizon Wireless in 2009. Verizon acquired the remaining Qualcomm component early in 2012. Now part of Verizon Enterprise Solutions, Pat works with organizations in key vertical markets that can leverage the Verizon network and connectivity solutions, providing M2M solutions to the marketplace.
UTC Climate, Controls & Security
Joe Kirmser is president of Lenel Systems International, a part of the Access Controls division for UTC Climate, Controls & Security.
Lenel's vision is to build and support the most innovative, flexible and scalable integrated security solutions in the world, empowering customers to effectively protect and manage their people, property and assets. As President, Kirmser leads a focused strategy built around a revived and simplified product portfolio, increased sales coverage and expertise, an improved customer experience and, most important, substantial efforts to develop Lenel employees for growth and success.
Most recently, Joe served as vice president of marketing and international sales for Lenel. He has an extensive, diverse background in sales, marketing, and general management in multinational organizations, including General Electric, Gallo Wine, Fidelity Investments and Rexel SA.
Joe holds a bachelor's degree in history from Duke University, and a MBA from the Olin School of Business at Babson College.
Senior Director of Security
Walmart Global eCommerce
As senior director, Ryan Knisley leads Walmart's multi-billion dollar Global eCommerce security organization. Ryan leads due diligence efforts and advises executive leadership on risks associated with new business ventures, as well as providing expert advice to senior business leaders, government and non-government officials related to eCommerce security.
Prior to joining Walmart Stores, Inc., Ryan was a special agent with the U.S. Secret Service. In addition to performing various protective roles for the President, Vice President, and visiting foreign heads of states, Ryan specialized in network security; focused on safeguarding the nation's financial infrastructure and payment systems. Prior to his experience with the U.S. Secret Service, he spent several years as a special agent with the U.S. Army's Criminal Investigation Division; focused on risk reduction to the Army's global procurement and logistics program.
Ryan graduated cum laude from the Texas A&M University — Commerce with a Master of Science in Management and Touro University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.
James P. Miller
Manager, Corporate Security
Mr. Miller focuses on identifying a customer's problem and finding innovative solutions to mitigate, or eliminate them. He has done this in the United States Army, at The White House, and in the health care, gaming, high-tech, and currently in the energy sector of the economy. In his current role he's responsible for protecting critical energy infrastructure in the electric generation, transmission, and distribution systems, as well as natural gas transmission, storage, and distribution systems. His team is constantly researching the most cost effective approaches to secure these facilities. Mr. Miller has been very active in applying the most advanced security technologies to significant issues facing his industry such as copper theft in the electric transmission substation arena.
Mr. Miller lead the effort to create a Security Operations Center at NiSource that utilizes the latest technology and exception based monitoring to handle real problems efficiently and effectively. This approach has been extremely effective in reducing NiSource's overall risk to copper theft versus comparable entities. In fact, these systems have led to the capture and prosecution of persons stealing copper at NiSource facilities.
Senior VP, Chief Technology Officer and Special Projects
Christopher Peckham currently serves as Senior VP, Chief Technology Officer and Special Projects, of KRATOS|HBE, a division of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, where he leads the team's efforts in complex projects and programs. In this role he is also the primary driver of the technology efforts taken on to maintain thought leadership in the company's industries with regard to the effects of major market trends such as "convergence."
Mr. Peckham has served in a variety of technical leadership positions in information technology, engineering, and operations during his career. Prior to the acquisition of HBE by Kratos in December 2010, he was the Chief Information Officer / Chief Security Officer of HBE beginning in September 2007. As CIO/CSO, he was responsible for leading the information, security and network engineering services for the Company. Mr. Peckham has also served in as the Director of Operations with Sungard Higher Education in Dobbs Ferry, NY, the VP of Engineering at SkipJam Corp, in Greenwich, CT, the Senior Vice President of Information Systems and Vice President of Network Engineering and Operations at Globix Corporation in New York, NY. He also has worked at Qwest Internet Solutions / Icon CMT in Weehawken, NJ, PFMC / Bell Technology Group, New York, NY, and New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ.
Mr. Peckham received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ. He also received the M.B.A. with a concentration in Management & Global Business from Rutgers University.
VP Sales, Americas
Queclink Wireless Solutions
Mr. Pineda is Vice President of Sales for the Americas, for Queclink Wireless Solutions. He oversees the integration and development of the new GPS devices from the manufacturer perspective in the personal, vehicle and asset market. He is an Industrial Engineer, and graduated from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia. He has been in the GPS/GPRS business since 1991. He established the first GPS/AVL company in Latinamerica where the main focus was providing security solutions to the market.
Director of Safety and Security
Montage Laguna Beach
Chad Pohle is Director of Safety and Security for Montage Laguna Beach, a highly-acclaimed luxury resort on the southern California coast. His responsibilities include ensuring the wellbeing of all guests, patrons, residents and employees of the 30-acre property, which encompasses a 248-room resort, a 7-acre residential development and seven acres of public parks and beach coves. With seven years of experience in hospitality security, Chad has become a leader in data and asset protection, risk management, physical protection of high net-worth individuals and in limiting the company's exposure to property loss and liability. An innovative, strategic planner, Chad, with the support of hotel management, has equipped his team with the most current technologies, including military-grade night vision binoculars, T3 Motion Segway vehicles equipped with GPS devices and high-definition IP cameras throughout the property, enabling his team of security officers to quickly observe large areas around the clock and effectively manage and prevent potential threats.
Chad has also been trained as an active member of the (C.E.R.T.) Community Emergency Response Team of Laguna Beach, (T.O.P.) Tourist Oriented Policing in Orange County, (P.S.T.R.G.) Private Sector Terrorism Response Group and the Laguna Beach Police Department's Citizens Academy. Chad is visible throughout the community of Laguna Beach as a Board member of Hearts of Montage, the resort's philanthropic volunteer organization.
Chad holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Senior Market Analyst
William Rhodes is a Market Analyst in IMS Research's Video Surveillance & Security Services Group. William researches the video surveillance market with particular focus on hosted and managed video, consumer and DIY CCTV, and enterprise storage used for video surveillance. William has also worked on the world and regional volumes of the CCTV & video surveillance equipment reports. Previously William worked as Commercial Development Manager for AV Network and also holds a BSc (honors) degree in economics from the University of Sheffield.
Integrator Support, LLC is a wholesale provider of managed security services to the elite systems integration community with a portfolio of cutting-edge services that are well supported, competitively priced and fully vetted – enabling dealers to offer sophisticated, proactive & affordable security solutions to their customers.
As president of Integrator Support, Sharon Shaw is responsible for developing and managing an extensive dealer base, as well as cultivating relationships with strategic partners including manufacturers and service providers. Ms. Shaw is also responsible for strategy, direction, and implementation of all marketing and sales initiatives.
Before coming to Integrator Support, Ms. Shaw was the Director of Education at PSA Security Network, where she worked for five years. Before her time at PSA, Ms. Shaw worked in the real estate industry.
Ms. Shaw speaks frequently at industry trade events and serves on the TechSec Advisory Board, the ISC Education Advisory Board, and the PSA Education Advisory Board.
Director of Cloud Surveillance
Patrick Snow is the Director of Cloud Surveillance for EMC where he has been primarily responsible for the roll-out of EMC's Video Surveillance as a Service offering. Previously Patrick has been involved with EMC's physical security practice primarily focusing on very large deployments. For the past few years however, Patrick has focused almost entirely on Cloud Surveillance solutions and has worked with industry leading companies to bring solutions to market. Patrick is a frequent speaker and contributor at ASIS and ISC-West Physical Security Workshops and Seminars. Patrick has also been quoted and published in many security related publications.
Vice President, Mobile Access Solutions
Debra Spitler is vice president, mobile access solutions, for HID Global. HID Global is the trusted source for innovative products, services, solutions, and know-how related to the creation, use, and management of secure identities for millions of customers around the world. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., HID Global has over 2,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand.
In her current role, Debra is directing and coordinating the development and commercialization of mobile access solutions. This includes interfacing with ecosystem partners to include mobile network operators, handset manufacturers and trusted service manager providers. In addition, Debra is leads and manages pilot opportunities, working cross functionally to gain useful feedback from pilot participants on their mobile access experiences.
With HID Global for more than 13 years, Debra ahas served as vice president of HID Connect, executive vice president, government and national ID markets, for ASSA ABLOY ITG; president of OMNIKEY Americas; vice president of marketing and business development for the ASSA ABLOY Identification Technology Group ; and vice president of marketing for HID Global. Prior to joining HID Global, she spent the last 11 years of her 18-year tenure at Honeywell's Home and Building Control Division as national account manager.
Debra is active in the Smart Card Alliance and is a frequent speaker at industry events. She previously served as vice president of the executive committee on the Security Industry Association Board of Directors and was the chairperson of SIA's marketing and membership committee.
Birmingham Water Works Board
Scott Starkey is the Security Superintendent for the Birmingham Water Works Board. With more than 10 years of experience, Scott has helped transform his department into one of the South's preeminent water security departments, where he has implemented cutting edge technology to help better secure the company's assets. He also brings to the role his legal experience dealing with premise liability issues and negligent security when performing risk-based assessments for companies throughout the United States. Previously, Scott designed and oversaw construction of large scale, physical security systems for utilities.
Scott is board certified in Security Management (CPP) and Physical Security (PSP). He is also chairman of the Subject Matters Expert Committee of ASIS International's Utility Security Council. He received an engineering degree from Mercer University and received his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law.
President and CEO
Stover and Associates
Jeff Stover is President and CEO of Stover and Associates. Stover has more than 30 years of comprehensive leadership experience with the United States Secret Service, Federal Bureau of Investigations Joint Terrorist Task Force (Miami and West Palm Beach), DOT/Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Homeland Security/Transportation Security Administration.
Stover has extensive experience working with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies throughout the United States. He was directly involved in the establishment of the TSA in South Florida from itsinception, and the evolution of transportation security from pre-9/11 to a post-9/11 era.
Previously, Stover worked as the Assistant Federal Security Director for Law Enforcement responsible for the establishment of the law enforcement program in Palm Beach and surrounding counties for DHS. He has thorough knowledge of Federal laws, rules and regulations, understands all elements of security under the U.S. transportation system, and has thorough knowledge of airport security operations. Stover has served as a subject matter expert for JRD's organizational assessment of the FEMA Security Branch and USSOUTHCOM's Security and Intelligence Directorate.
Director of Public Safety, Security and Communications
Miami International Airport
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Lauren Stover is the Assistant Aviation Director in charge of Public Safety, Security and Communications for Miami International Airport (MIA) and Miami-Dade County's system of airports. Stover is the first woman in the history of Miami International Airport (MIA) to direct the airport's day-to-day Security, Police and Fire Rescue operations for the Department. She was recognized by United States Attorney Wilfredo F. Ferrer of the Southern District of Florida in receiving the Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award for 2010 – 2011, a distinction never before given to Miami International Airport's Security Director. Stover, a 30-year veteran of Miami-Dade County government, was recruited in 2003 by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration (TSA) from a senior management position she held at MIA for nearly a decade.
DHS tasked Stover with building the first comprehensive public affairs operation within the TSA for the southeastern United States and named her chief media spokesperson for more than 60 airports. On March 1, 2003, Stover was appointed to coordinate public affairs for all DHS components in the southeastern United States. In 2003 she received the Gold Medal Award from the TSA for her performance, and in 2004 she received a Unified Best Practices Award from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. In 2004, Stover was promoted to Eastern Field Director for TSA's Office of Strategic Communications, overseeing security-related public outreach programs for more than 200 airports in 20 states. Stover's knowledge of civil aviation security and incident management extends well beyond the aviation sector, having been the first Public Affairs Director in the Department of Homeland Security to test a key role in the National Response Plan during the largest weapons of mass destruction exercise in U.S. history.
Stover works with virtually all key law enforcement agencies, local, state and federal, on Homeland and Aviation security events and issues, and is well known in the Aviation community as a leader in crisis management. She is also recognized for launching the Behavior Pattern Recognition program for MIA employees in 2006 making MIA the first airport in the United States to mandate the training to all airport workers. Due to Stover's efforts, more than 50,000 employees have received the training with her earning a National Association of Counties award for the Aviation Department. Stover also represented U.S. airports testifying before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee in April 2007 on the issue of screening airport workers and was one of six women in 2007 to receive an International Women's Day Award from World Trade Center Miami. She was also featured in a worldwide National Geographic documentary, "Inside MIA," in her role as MIA's Security Director and is currently on a new Travel Channel docu-series, "Airport 24/7: Miami." She was named by South Florida Business Leader as one of South Florida's top leaders earning her the 2011 Women Extraordinaire Award. Stover was appointed to serve on the Executive Board of the Southeast Regional Domestic Security Task Force as the aviation security representative covering Monroe, Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.
Security Industry Liaison
As Axis Communications' security industry liaison, Steve Surfaro works with industry associations such as ASIS, BICSI, SIA and NBFAA/ESA and is involved in standards initiatives such as ONVIF. Mr. Surfaro was also instrumental in developing the AXIS video hosting system (AVHS) program, which provides video monitoring as an Internet service.
Mr. Surfaro is a frequent speaker at industry events, including ISC, ASIS, BICSI and international security events. He is a member of the ASIS Physical Security Council and speaks regularly at their workshops. Mr. Surfaro is the chairman of that council's education subcommittee and is responsible for consistent workshop content. He is a corporate member of BICSI, SIA's CCTV Industry Group and Digital Video Standards committee.
In 2011, Mr. Surfaro completed a significant contribution to BICSI's CCTV and Integration chapters for their upcoming electronic security manual. Mr. Surfaro also received special recognition from the Department of Homeland Security for his work in the Video Quality in Public Safety Effort.
Steve holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from The Cooper Union.
Northland Control Systems
Pierre Trapanese has 25 years of international project and financial management experience in the construction industry. He has been the sole owner of Northland Controls since 2005, and has grown the company from $1.5 million to $30 million. The company is one of the most well respected integrators in the Silicon Valley, has a superb team and is profitable. The company now has offices in the Silicon Valley, Washington DC, London, Singapore and Shanghai. Mr. Trapanese serves on the board of directors of the Security Industry Association (SIA) and has authored several project and financial management manuals for the security industry. Those texts form the basis of the Security Industry Association's Certified Security Project Management Certificate. Mr. Trapanese holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BS in Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley.
Steven Van Till
President and CEO
A co-founder of Brivo Systems, Steve served first as CTO and more recently as President and CEO, guiding the company from its initial vision of providing Web-based security services and products to its current position as the largest online access control system in the industry. An interactive systems architect, Steve helped launch Brivo after serving as Director of Internet Consulting for Sapient Corporation, where he lead Internet strategy engagements to support "dot com" startups and Fortune 500 new ventures. Prior to joining Sapient, Steve led Internet strategy development in the healthcare informatics industry for HCIA Inc. Steve also has over 10 years experience in wireless communications as Vice President of Software Development at Geostar Inc., the first commercial satellite-based vehicle tracking system in the US, and as Director of Systems Engineering at Communications Satellite Corporation, a global communications company, where he held product-line management positions for voice/data products.
Steve was honored in 2008 with his election to the Security Industry Association's Board of Directors. He has written widely in industry publications and has spoken at major industry gatherings including ISC West, ISC East, TechSec Solutions, GOVSEC, IP User Group events in the US and Europe, Security Canada Central, and others. Steve holds a bachelor's degree from Calvin College and was a Ph.D. candidate in physics at the University of Maryland.
Business Leader for Readers and Credentials
Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies
Raj Venkat leads the Readers and Credentials business globally for Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies. These include proximity and smart cards and readers, biometrics, and mobile (NFC) product categories. Prior to Ingersoll Rand, Venkat was the senior director of worldwide segment marketing for McAfee, where he focused on developing a go-to-market strategy for the mid-market customer segment and led the launch and evangelism of security solutions for this market. Prior to that, he was director of segment marketing at Trend Micro where he built a marketing organization from the ground up and led successful efforts to enter and lead new market segments. His experience also includes business development and management consulting roles with Brio Software, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and URS Corporation.
Senior Director of Network Operations
Charles brings Brivo over 13 years of expertise in the design and deployment of technical solutions for both federal civilian agencies and private sector clients. Since he joined the team in early 2012, Charles has offered invaluable operational policy and direction to ensure the protection of customer information. He is currently leading Brivo's entry into the FedRAMP program and provides guidance on NIST 800-53 and FIPS 140-2 and FIPS 200 compliance for Brivo production systems. Charles holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from St. Andrews Presbyterian College. He is CISSP-certified.
Chief Security Officer
Adam Williams is responsible for providing a secure environment for Diebold customers and employees. His organization is dedicated to the protection of Diebold assets against the evolving and persistent threats through the establishment and maintenance of a secure infrastructure, which includes the design, monitoring and testing of the security controls. This includes physical assets such as the associates, facilities, and equipment, as well as the logical assets including the company's intellectual property, customer information, brand and reputation. Security governance and compliance are also key components of this organization.
Prior to joining Diebold, Adam gained 10 years of experience in the security field at Progressive Insurance in Cleveland, Ohio, where he created and led the development of components of the security program. Adam holds a bachelor's degree from Penn State University.
IDentification Technology Partners [IDTP]
Mr. Zivney supports IDTP's participation in the Identity Ecosystem with a background of physical security systems, building automation systems, and NFC solutions. As a strategic marketing executive he has been committed to industry standards development with the dual goals of high utility and high security. He is currently focused on supporting organizations pursuing end-to-end systems solutions for SecureID, Identity Management, Access Control, enhanced Cybersecurity and Near Filed Communications (NFC). Prior to joining IDTP, he has been active in strategic planning & marketing, product development, industry alliances, and associated vertical market programs, with a heavy emphasis on the government sector. His career in the security and building controls industries spans 38 years, and his expertise covers access control and intelligent building systems including the integration of environmental, lighting, fire & security systems – and more recently RFID & NFC. Mr. Zivney has held positions with Hirsch Electronics and it parent Identive Group, CSI Control Systems International (now Schneider), MCC Powers (now Siemens), and Honeywell.
Mr. Zivney is on the Board of Directors of the Security Industry Association (SIA), and serves as SIA's chair of the Personal Identity Verification Working Group. He is also vice chair of SIA's Standards Committee. He is a member of the Steering Committee for the NFC & Mobility council of the Smart Card Alliance and also participates in the Alliance's Access Control Council. He has been active with both SIA and the Smart Card Alliance in providing practical input to government regarding PIV and FICAM standards, and has testified before Congress on behalf of the physical security industry regarding HSPD-12/FIPS 201. He has been active with NSTIC since inception and represents IDTP as a participating member of the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group. Mr. Zivney is active in standards activities with SIA (for Access Control, Identity, Biometrics), ASHRAE/BACnet, NMSAC for TWIC reader spec, RTCA 207 for Airport Security Systems, and is Chair of the Security Industries Standards Council. A sought-after industry speaker, his opinions and market outlook are often quoted in the industry trade. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.
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