MKS hires Chuck Speck

Former Bold Technologies president will focus on company growth
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

KISSIMMEE, Fla.—As security software provider MKS’s new EVP, Chuck Speck plans to work on the internal process and communications as well as the customer experience.

Speck joined MKS on July 7.

“We’ve established a few [processes] right out of the gate,” Speck told Security Systems News. “I think there’s going to be some structural changes and infrastructure changes within the company. Really, the design is to focus on what impacts the customer first.”

Specifically, the company has established some new processes to improve response times and product rollout, Speck said.

MKS is currently working on SecurCloud, a cloud-based version of its current central station automation platform Millennium. SecurCloud will be rolled out this fall, he said. MKS will be using Las Vegas-based Switch as its data center. MKS currently already has a fully cloud-based accounting program, he said, which will also be combined with SecurCloud.

Will your previous experience help in the new role at MKS? “Absolutely. I was obviously exposed to a great deal of this at Bold, and was part of growing a great company there—I’ll be able to leverage that a lot.”

Previously, Speck was the president of security software provider Bold Technologies and president of Bold’s sister company smart home product provider White Rabbit Electronics.