Milestone Employees Defecting to Vicon

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 02, 2015

The hot company right now? Evidently Vicon.

Vicon has been stugglling for years and in the midst of merging with another troubled company, IQinVision.

However, last year, Vicon nabbed Milestone's CSMO. Now he is building an ex-Milestone team.

In this note, we examine the moves and the outlook for Vicon.

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Comments (14)

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***: *** *** *** ****** ** ***** *** ** *** biggest ******* ** *** ***** ************ ********** ******** ***** ** lead **** ** ************* * ******** ************?

*********:For * ****** ** *****, * **** **** ** **** ** ********* *** ****. I had built up the channel, put the go-to-market strategy in place and there’s not really a big challenge in doing that once you’ve made it work and I was looking for a challenge.

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********* ***** ** ** **** * ********* ******* *** ***** their *** ********** ***once ** *** ** *** ********* ********* *** ***** ***********,it ****** * ****** *** ** to take on a new challenge and Vicon/IQinVision were open to me coming and leading them. -********* ***

* ***** *** ****, ** **** **** ** *****, **** was ********* ********* ** *** *** ***** ********* ************, *** only *********** ** *** ******* **, *** ******** ****, *********.

****** * *** ** * *** *** ** *** ******* moment **** ** ** ****** ***** * *** ** *** (possibly), *** **** ** ************* *******. ***** * ****** ** months ** *** *** *** **** ****** *** ***** ** 'windows' ******* **...

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