September 26, 2016 10:56 PM ET

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Company Overview of Kensington Computer Products Group Inc.

Company Overview

Kensington Computer Products Group Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets computer accessories for businesses, organizations, professional users, and consumers worldwide. The company offers tablet and smartphone cases that include keyboard cases and folios; laptop security locks, and security lock anchor points and accessories; connectivity products, including laptop docking stations, video adapters, USB hubs and accessories, and USB-C adapters; and laptop power chargers, tablet and smartphone chargers, and car mounts and power accessories. It also provides control products that comprise wireless presentation remotes, trackballs, mice, and keyboards; lifestyle protection products; bags; and...

333 Twin Dolphin Drive

Sixth Floor

Suite 600

Redwood Shores, CA 94065

United States

Founded in 1981





Key Executives for Kensington Computer Products Group Inc.

Director of Product Development
Director of Marketing Communications
Vice President of U.S. Sales - Computer Products Group
Vice President of U.S. Sales
Vice President of Global Marketing & Product Management and U.S. Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Kensington Computer Products Group Inc. Key Developments

Kensington Launches MicroSaver® 2.0 Keyed Laptop Lock Designed to Secure the Thinnest Devices

Kensington announced the launch of the MicroSaver® 2.0 Keyed Laptop Lock. The MicroSaver 2.0 " which was engineered under strict specifications by Kensington to work with the thinnest laptops without compromising strength " represents the next generation of laptop security. The latest in Kensington's long legacy of providing IT professionals with maximum anti-theft protection for laptops and other devices, the MicroSaver 2.0 Keyed Laptop Lock is only 10 millimeters in diameter and provides the same strength as the world renowned MicroSaver Keyed Laptop Lock that has been the industry leader for more than 20 years. Key features of the Kensington MicroSaver 2.0 Keyed Laptop Lock(K65020; $49.99) include: Strong 10mm Lock Head - Offers uncompromised security for even the thinnest laptops and devices while still meeting Kensington's testing standards for tamper-resistance, reliability, and durability. Hidden Pin™ Technology - The patented anti-pick feature ensures the lock is nearly impossible to tamper with. T-Bar™ Locking Technology - Compatible with the Kensington Security Slot™ found in most laptops, the rotating bar securely attaches to the internal wall of the device for a premium level of security. Carbon Steel Cable - Offers the same level of cut-resistance and theft-resistance as thicker cables and anchors to a desk, table, or any fixed structure with 6 feet of cable for greater security and mobility. Pivot and Rotate Cable - Superior laptop engagement created by a fully rotating lock head for greater freedom of movement, allowing easy key insertion. Independently Verified and Tested - Engineered to Kensington's rigorous specifications for standards in torque/pull, foreign implements, lock lifecycle, corrosion, key strength, and other environmental conditions. Register & Retrieve™ - Kensington's online registration program that allows for free, quick, secure, and easy key replacement if they are ever lost or stolen. Master Keyed (for K65042M only) - Provides administrative access, so the IT manager can have a key for all locks while each user has their own individual lock and key. Supervisor Keyed (for K65042S only) - Provides administrative-only access designed for high-level and convenient on-site security. Like Keyed (for K65042L only) - Provides employees with identical keys that can open all locks, offering a solid layer of security against non-employee theft.

Kensington Computer Products Expands USB-C Product Line

Kensington Computer Products Group has expanded its USB-C product line with three new docking stations and two new adapters. The new products are SD4600P USB-C Universal Dock with Power, SD4500 USB-C Universal Dock, SD1500 USB-C Mobile Dock, CV4000H USB-C 4K HDMI Adapter, and CV2000V USB-C HD VGA Adapter. The wave of new products featuring USB-C ports will continue to grow as USB-C becomes the new standard in connectivity. With just one cable, the ports can perform multiple functions, from charging devices to transferring data at high speeds, syncing photos and music, and outputting 4K video. With the introduction of the new docks and adapters, Kensington helps users make a smooth transition to USB-C connectivity while enhancing their desktop performance.

Kensington Appoints Matt McManus as Vice President of U.S. Sales

Kensington announced the appointment of Matt McManus as Vice President of U.S. Sales. McManus will be responsible for expanding the company’s footprint across business to business and consumer channels, including developing vertical markets such as enterprise, government and K-12 education. McManus will report to Ben Thacker, Vice President of Global Marketing & Product Management and U.S. Sales, Kensington. McManus brings a depth of experience across sales, marketing and business development to his new role at the company. Prior to joining the company, McManus served as a Principle Consultant at Velocity Channel Strategies where he was responsible for new go-to-market strategies that drove new revenue streams in the rapidly evolving cloud-based global ecosystems.

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