Avigilon Hires Vice President of Engineering to Accelerate the Growth of R&D
Leader in high-definition surveillance appoints industry-veteran Danny Kam to
VANCOUVER, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Avigilon (TSX: AVO), a leader in
high-definition (HD and megapixel video surveillance solutions, today
announced the appointment of Danny Kam to the role of vice president of
engineering. In this position, he will ensure the successful execution of the
product roadmap, and be responsible for the overall management and growth of
the engineering organization.
"We're always looking to bring on top talent to complement our strong
engineering team," said Alexander Fernandes, president and CEO of Avigilon.
"With Danny Kam's successful track record of growing and managing engineering
organizations, we will be able to bring our innovative high-definition video
surveillance products to market faster."
Based in Vancouver, B.C., Mr. Kam will report to Alexander Fernandes,
president and CEO.
Danny Kam, vice president of engineering
With more than 20 years of engineering and management experience, Danny Kam
will be responsible for overseeing and expanding the software and hardware
engineering teams. As the senior director and site manager at Redback Networks
Vancouver branch, Mr. Kam successfully grew the engineering organization from
60 engineers to over 200. In 2006, Ericsson acquired Redback Networks for $2.1
billion USD. In addition to his senior management roles with Ericsson and
Redback Networks, Mr. Kam has also held management positions at Nortel
Networks, Applied Digital Access / MPR Teltech and Bell Northern Research.
Avigilon (TSX: AVO) is defining the future of protection through innovative
high-definition surveillance solutions. Delivering the world's best image
quality, our industry-leading HD network video management software and
megapixel cameras are reinventing surveillance. Information about Avigilon can
be found at www.avigilon.com.
Press contact: Angela St-Amour Communications Manager (604) 630-3410
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