Technology seems to be at the forefront of every conversation happening in the physical security industry right now. An overwhelming majority of organizations are planning to implement new technology this year. What innovative technologies are companies adopting? How will they aid in business development and operational initiatives? What opportunities lie ahead for physical security companies staying ahead of the technology curve?
Thinkcurity has teamed up with Jeff DiDomenico, VP of Business Development and Strategy at Trackforce Valiant + TrackTik, Ty Richmond, President of Integrated Security Solutions and Technology at Allied Universal, and Erin Bullard, Director, Partner Relations at Immix, to discuss innovative technology strategies taking shape in 2023 and answering all your tech questions.
What you’ll learn:
How COVID and the labor shortage are driving technology adoption
The recession’s impact on security organizations and implementing new technology
Ways to manage technology obstacles in terms of new sales opportunities for managed service bundles
Completion of this course provides 1 CPE credit to maintain APP, CPP, and PSP credentials.
This session has been approved through ASIS Preferred CPE Provider Program and is preapproved for recertification credit. A certificate of attendance will be provided in a follow-up email. Candidates will need to provide proof of attendance when self-reporting this activity.
Thinkcurity is an ASIS Preferred CPE Provider.
VP Business Development & Strategy, Trackforce Valiant + TrackTik
Jeff joined Trackforce Valiant in 2000 as a partner and VP of Sales & Marketing. Previously, he owned a successful computer supply company that he later sold to OfficeMax. Since joining Trackforce Valiant, Jeff has worked to make the company the leading provider of security management software in North America.
Additionally, Jeff has been instrumental in the advancement of the Valiant Partner Marketplace, the Security Executive Roadshow, and various client events. Jeff is also a frequent speaker at various security associations and is a security industry thought leader and content curator.
Director of Partner Relations, Immix
Erin Bullard is an accomplished security professional focused in technology and services that create significant operational improvements and efficiencies.
As the Director of Partner Relations at Immix, the global leader in security monitoring software, she is able to do just that. Erin is responsible for developing and managing the company’s Partner Program, working with more than 500 different products from an array of manufacturer and security solutions partners to drive innovation and automation for customers using the Immix platform.
Prior to her current role, Erin was an Immix customer as the Director of Remote Guarding at Securitas USA, and was responsible for operations, sales support, and marketing, working closely with executive leadership to steer the business. During her time at Securitas, Erin worked with solutions engineers and district managers to incorporate technology and remote services into a comprehensive guarding program. Passionate about evaluating problems from different angles, she is driven to find the right solution and deliver results.
Erin holds a Master’s degree in Marketing from the University of Alabama and a Bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech.
President, Integrated Security Solutions and Technology, Allied Universal
Before Allied Universal, Ty was the Senior Vice President of Global Security at Sony Pictures Entertainment, the former Chief Operating Officer for Andrews International, and has held executive management and Chief Security Officer roles in several corporations, including Agilent Technologies. His corporate security background also includes senior management and executive-level positions for over thirty (30) years in the energy, consumer products, logistics, high-tech, and entertainment industries.
Ty oversees several business units in Allied Universal: including Event Services, Risk Advisory and Consulting Services, Executive Protection and Intelligence, and the man guarding retail unit. Ty is board certified as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC) and Six Sigma certified. Ty holds a Masters Certificate of Business from Tulane University and attended the University of Kentucky and National Graduate School, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Quality Management Systems.