Brivo announces Szczygiel as EVP biz dev

SSN Staff  - 
Friday, June 19, 2009

BETHESDA, Md.—Brivo Systems LLC, a provider of Web applications for access control and security systems, on June 17 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 Brivo’s parent company The Duchossois Group.

“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 maximize 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.