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ESA launches Leadership Identification and Nominating Committee (LINC)

January 25, 2022SSN Staff

DALLAS—How do you attract, collect, and mentor new board members? That was the question that led the Electronic Security Association (ESA) to launch the Leadership Identification and Nominating Committee (LINC). Leadership identification is pivotal for the growth and sustainability of ESA and the electronic security industry in the near and long-term future. The voice of young, diverse and driven leaders in the electronic security and life safety industry is vital to the long-term viability...

Anne Ferguson, Chris Heaton, Electronic Security Association (ESA), John Loud, Joseph Colosimo, Kelly Bond, Kirk MacDowell, Mark Hillenburg, Stuart Forchheimer

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ESA Leadership Summit addresses key executive-level issues

October 12, 2021SSN Staff

DALLAS—The in-person 2021 Electronic Security Association (ESA) Leadership Summit was a breath of fresh air for those who have attended pandemic-forced virtual events for nearly two years. Held at the Omni Frisco at the Dallas Cowboys Worldwide Headquarters from Oct. 4-7, this year’s Summit addressed the hardships that leaders have faced during the pandemic and included networking opportunities, educational sessions, and quality one-on-one meetings with the security industry’s...

Bob Grove, Chad Porter, Elizabeth Parks, ESA Leadership Summit, Jamie Vos, Jeff Butler, Kirk MacDowell

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Kirk MacDowell chosen to lead SIAC

January 7, 2020SSN Staff

FRISCO, Texas—Kirk MacDowell, an executive with a 39-year career as a leader in virtually every aspect of the electronic security industry, has been selected as the new Chairman of the Board for the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC).“Kirk's deep knowledge of our industry, paired with his operational and manufacturing background, is invaluable as we face new challenges and opportunities with technology,” SIAC Executive Director Stan Martin said in the announcement. “Kirk's...

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Don't run from DIY, pros say at ESX 2015

July 6, 2015Amy Canfield

BALTIMORE—DIY is everywhere, the consumer-driven products are polished and are connected to powerful mobile apps, and it's up to traditional security companies to decide whether they're going to embrace it or dismiss it, according to panelists at ESX 2015.“DIY Security—Competition or Opportunity?” was moderated by Kirk MacDowell of Brian Leland, VP sales and marketing of Interlogix, and Sterling Barnes, COO/GM of Melaleuca Security, were panelists.DIY security is..., Brian Leland, DIY, ESX 2015, Interlogix, Kirk MacDowell, Melaleuca Security, Sterling Barnes

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Monitoring Matters

Showdown at the cableco corral? ESX has ammo

June 20, 2012Rich Miller

The big, bad cable giants and telecoms are riding into town, aiming to steal your horses and accounts and whatever else they can toss a lasso around. Everyone knew the day was coming, but now that it's here, are you prepared to hold your ground? Do you really have what it takes to compete, or will you forever be at the mercy of the black hats? Rest assured there's hope, and you can tap into it at ESX. A number of sessions are planned to help alarm companies deal with this new landscape by staying...

2GIG,, ESX, GE, Gordon Hope, Honeywell, Jay Kenny, Kirk MacDowell, Kristen Simmons, Lance Dean

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