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Settlement reached in Joel Matlin's $11.3 million lawsuit against AlarmForce

March 11, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

TORONTO—A settlement was reached on March 10 in Joel Matlin's $11.3 million lawsuit against AlarmForce.Matlin, who is the founder and former CEO of AlarmForce Industries before he was ousted in 2013, told Security Systems News, “I am happy that it is has been resolved,” but noted he is “restricted to talk about it in any way.”Matlin filed a lawsuit over his dismissal in October of 2013.Industry veteran Matlin launched Think Protection, a mass market home alarm company,...

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20 Under 40

Integrators '20 under 40' 2015—Adam Matlin

October 13, 2015Amy Canfield

Adam Matlin, 37COO, Think ProtectionTorontoAdam Matlin was working in the film industry in Los Angeles when he went to Toronto to attend a hockey game with his father, AlarmForce founder Joel Matlin. “Out of the blue,” he said, his dad asked him if he'd like to come to work for him at AlarmForce as marketing coordinator.“I gave it a shot and instantly it was a great fit. I loved growing the company with my father,” Matlin said, adding that he learned a lot about the industry...

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Matlins' new gig includes e-commerce

August 19, 2015Amy Canfield

Think Protection, the mass market home alarm company launched by industry veteran Joel Matlin in June, is preparing for another launch next month: an e-commerce store. “The launch is incredibly exciting as potential customers can order an alarm system through the store 24/7 from anywhere in the world," Matlin's son, Adam Matlin, Think Protection's COO, told me. "With us operating throughout the U.S. and Canada, we believe the e-commerce store will present a fantastic opportunity to dramatically...

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AlarmForce names third CEO in less than two years

May 6, 2015Amy Canfield

TORONTO—Graham Badun is the new president and CEO of AlarmForce Industries, its third leader in less than two years.Badun, with a background in real estate services and hired as the result of an executive search, replaces Anthony Pizzonia, who had been with AlarmForce for 23 years.“I see this as a great opportunity to take this brand and make it stronger,” Badun told Security Systems News. “The company is excited, the board is excited. I'm looking forward to learning new components...

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Joel Matlin launches new alarm company: Think Protection

February 25, 2015Amy Canfield

Updated March 2 with Joel Matlin interviewTORONTO—Joel Matlin, founder of AlarmForce, is launching a new alarm company called Think Protection.Matlin will serve as CEO; his son, Adam Matlin, will serve as COO.Think Protection "plans to offer the U.S. and Canadian home alarm mass markets the most advanced technology at the absolute lowest cost. We will be very customer centric with good infrastructure and a very well-managed staff," Joel Matlin told Security Systems News.The startup will make...

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