FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 11, 2018
Security Industry Sales and Marketing Leaders Join to Accelerate Growth
Austin, Texas – December 11, 2018
ReconaSense®, a leading provider of access control and security intelligence, announced two new members of the executive team. Pat Aiello joins as the vice president of global sales and Melanie Meyer Sommer serves as the vice president of marketing.
Pat’s customer-centric and engaging leadership style will help accelerate the company’s go-to-market strategy to better serve its customers and partners. Melanie brings a passion for creating new market categories, brand building and digital marketing that will help drive awareness and visibility for ReconaSense’s award-winning technology and its unprecedented risk-based approach to security intelligence and access control.
Melanie is a creative, performance-driven marketing leader bringing over 20 years of marketing and communications experience to ReconaSense. She has served as a marketing leader for some of the world’s largest technology brands including Dell, EMC and IBM as well as early-stage technology startups including SailPoint and Spanning. Prior to joining ReconaSense, she was the global marketing lead for RSA Security and their identity and access management product portfolio.
A proven sales leader, Pat has a record of developing strong relationships with key integrators and end-users while also building high-performing sales organizations. With nearly 20 years of industry experience, Pat most recently served as the Director of Enterprise Sales at Hikvision and has also held leadership roles at March Networks, 3VR, CompuCom and Verizon.
“I’m excited to be given this opportunity to leverage my experience in video surveillance and analytics,” said Pat. “Now I can help organizations truly integrate all of their physical security solutions into a unified security intelligence platform and to leverage the power of artificial intelligence that only ReconaSense can deliver.”
“We are at a pivotal moment in the physical security industry,” said John Carter, president, CTO and co-founder, ReconaSense. “The advances in security technology, building automation and IoT devices bring an overwhelming amount of data and inputs for security teams to monitor and manage. ReconaSense is poised to solve critical problems to help companies and organizations mitigate risk quickly and effectively for overall improvements in security, life safety and operational costs.”
“I am honored to join this team of security, AI and neural network experts,” said Melanie. “They understand the value of real-time, dynamic security and integrated risk intelligence and are delivering proactive, intelligent solutions that can help make the world a better, safer place for us all.”
ReconaSense helps protect people, assets, buildings and cities with its next-gen access control and converged physical security intelligence platform. By leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), ReconaSense identifies and mitigates potential threats and attacks before they happen giving security teams the ability to go beyond managing data and individual alerts to achieving true situational awareness and rapid response capabilities. Learn more at www.reconasense.com.
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