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Verkada opens Seattle office, 15th globally

Verkada opens Seattle office, 15th globally

SAN MATEO, Calif. – Enterprise building security and management provider Verkada has announced its ongoing expansion with the completion of its sixth new office this year.

The Seattle location joins the company’s 14 other global locations and 1,500 employees in continuing its security goals. Kristy Clay, Director of Sales (Mid-Market) Seattle, has nearly 20 years of experience in sales and building teams. Verkada has tapped her and her talents to lead the office and accelerate growth for the Pacific Northwest. Currently, the company supports almost 500 customers in Washington, including Tacoma Public Schools, Highline Public Schools, Sur la Table, Taco Time NW, Outreach, and others.

"Verkada has not only built an incredible platform and products that its customers love, but it has also built an incredible culture," said Clay. "This team radiates excitement and energy about the technology that Verkada is building to empower our customers to operate safer, smarter buildings. I'm so excited to build and lead this new Seattle-based team."

Over the past 12 months Verkada has opened eight of its 15 offices, increased its team by 60 percent, and doubled its valuation to $3.2 billion. The company is actively hiring over 300 roles in their locations globally. "Opening our Seattle office is a significant step in Verkada's expansion," said Ryan Bettencourt, senior vice president of sales at Verkada. "Seattle, with its thriving tech scene and strong pool of talent, is an ideal place for us to be as we continue to expand in the Pacific Northwest."

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