Published on 19 Jun 2009
|Brivo Systems announced the appointment of John Szczygiel as Executive Vice President |
Brivo Systems LLC, the leader in Web applications for access control and security systems, today announced the appointment of John Szczygiel as Executive Vice President, Business Development. Szczygiel will lead Brivo's North American Sales Team and will spearhead strategic business initiatives within Brivo and across The Duchossois Group of companies, Brivo's parent company
"This year marks Brivo's 10th as the leader in powerful Web-hosted security systems, and with John's 20-plus years of industry experience, we will continue to expand into new and bigger markets with our full range of access and video solutions," said Steve Van Till, Brivo President and CEO. "Our growth has been tremendous in the last few years, and John's expertise will provide strategic direction and focus to maximise our efforts."
Szczygiel's 25-year career in the security industry has included executive positions with global manufacturing and systems integration companies. Most recently, Szczygiel served as President of MATE Intelligent Video, a global leader in video analytics for automated surveillance and data-mining. Previously, Szczygiel served as President of the Security Systems Division of Siemens Building Technologies and as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Security Technologies Group.
"I am honoured that Steve Van Till has asked me to join his team at Brivo," commented Szczygiel. "It's now clear that cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offerings are rapidly becoming dominant technological trends because they offer such powerful end user benefits. Brivo introduced SaaS to the security industry and has the proven technology and market experience to bring its advanced security solutions to a growing array of customers through its extensive dealer network. Brivo's unique value proposition, constant innovation, and focus on the customer will drive our continued expansion."