Craig Schaefer joins Pelco as director of partnering and strategic alliances

SSN Staff  - 
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

CLOVIS, Calif.—Pelco on May 11 announced Craig Schaefer has joined the company as the director of partnering and strategic alliances.

 “We are very excited to have Craig join Pelco. Our momentum in developing strategic alliances and partnerships is very strong and is a key component to our corporate strategy of open systems. We will be asking Craig to drive the already established Pelco/Cisco relationship on a global level as well as securing additional alliances and partnerships within the Security and IT Industries,” said John Dolan, Pelco VP strategic accounts in a release. “Craig’s experience will be invaluable to us as we forge broader and broader relationships in the marketplace.”

Schaefer has 15 years of experience in the networking industry, during which time he held several management positions in sales and marketing. Prior to joining Pelco, Schaefer led the North America data networking sales team for Nortel and, most recently, was responsible for application sales and business development for the Western U.S. at Avaya.