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'20 under 40' end users work to build security success

February 25, 2015Amy Canfield

DELRAY BEACH, Fla.—It's difficult to raise risk awareness among employees when everyone thinks everything is going just fine. Achieving security autonomy across different types of businesses that fall under one banner with almost 30,000 employees is difficult, too.Those were just two of the challenges discussed by two of the “20 under 40” end user award winners at during the Next Gen Security Series at TechSec Solutions 2015, held here Feb. 3-4.“Challenge is changing people's...

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20 Under 40

End Users '20 under 40' 2014—David Avedikian

December 11, 2014Amy Canfield

David Avedikian, 39Supervisor of project development, Southwest Airlines, DallasAvedikian manages physical security installations and maintains those systems for Southwest Airlines. “Anything technologically related to security is the type of project I manage.” From Southwest's headquarters to maintenance hangars, airports, call centers, cargo warehouses and more, he and his team members “have a rather large footprint,” he says.What inspired you to get into the security industry?I've...

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Marketing icon Roy Spence to deliver ESX keynote

March 6, 2013Rich Miller

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Roy Spence, a Texas marketing icon who has helped grow some of the world's most successful brands, will deliver his message of “purpose-driven branding” as keynote speaker at this year's Electronic Security Expo.Spence is the co-founder and chairman of GSD&M, a marketing and advertising company in Austin, Texas. His business philosophy has delivered results for Southwest Airlines, Wal-Mart, DreamWorks, BMW, the Clinton Global Initiative, L.L. Bean and many other...

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