Hikvision Big Hire - Ex Ingram Micro Exec

Author: John Honovich, Published on Sep 15, 2016

Hikvision has made another major hire.

This time is it Tom Burns, previously VP at Pivot3 and, before that, GM of mega distributor Ingram Micro's physical security division.

Inside this note, we examine Burns new role and what this means for Hikvision's aggressive sales spending / expansion.

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