Ex-HID CEO Joins Feenics Cloud Access Startup

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Aug 03, 2016

The CEO of access control's most well known manufacturer, HID, exited just over a year ago.

Since that time, Denis Hébert has stayed active as the Chairman of SIA.

Now, he is going back to the manufacturer space, but from a mega corporation to a startup, Feenics (see our Feenics test report).

In this note, we share feedback from Feenics, looking at the potential upside and risks of the move.

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Comments (5)

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