PSIA Welcomes Fowler as New Chairman

The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance has named Dave Fowler chairman of the board. Fowler replaces Robert Hile, who held the position for two consecutive terms.

The Alliance is a global consortium of physical security providers focused on promoting the interoperability of IP-enabled devices.

“I’m honored that I have been selected to become the next chairman of PSIA and I am eager to follow through on the existing strategies the Board has set in motion.” Fowler said.

He will serve as an advocate for interoperability in the security industry and will work closely with the PSIA Board to develop strategies to maintain the organization’s leadership position in the marketplace. Fowler, who currently leads the Recording and Content Management Working Group, serves as senior vice president, Product Development and Marketing, for VidSys, a Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software provider.

He is a veteran of the software industry, with more than 35 years of industry and senior management experience in marketing, product management and development, business development and sales. Prior to joining VidSys, Fowler held executive and general management roles at Groove Networks, Kana, Sun Microsystems, FTP Software, Chipcom, Wang Labs and Gradient Technologies. He holds a master's in business administration from New York University and a bachelor's degree in computer science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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