Avigilon appoints veteran security tech pro as biz dev director

SSN Staff  - 
Tuesday, February 9, 2010

VANCOUVER, Canada—Avigilon on Feb. 8 announced the appointment of Drew Deatherage as the company’s business development director, responsible for expanding awareness for Avigilon’s HD surveillance solutions within the security consultant community. A seasoned security technology consultant, Deatherage has managed security installations at hundreds of sites including Dallas Love Field airport, Southwest Airlines General Utility Building, and the Academic Village at Cal Fullerton, California.


In his role as business development director, Deatherage will develop educational programs and act as a specification and design resource for the security consultant community to aid in the design of HD surveillance systems, hybrid systems, and the migration of analog systems to digital video surveillance.


Deatherage is a security technology and IT systems design and project management professional with over 18 years of experience in systems planning, design, project management, and commissioning in the aviation, healthcare, gaming, and educational markets. Deatherage is a licensed security consultant with the Texas Department of Public Safety; has been Certified in Homeland Security, CHS Level I by the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security; and is a member of ASIS International. Deatherage also possesses detailed knowledge of aviation industry standards for physical security, IT, and fire and life safety codes.