Vanderbilt Hires New Southeast Regional Sales Director
Vanderbilt, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced today that Scott Kilbourn has been named the company's new Southeast Regional Sales Director. In this role, he will be instrumental in creating relationships with both end users and channel partners as he helps build on the continued success of the organization in the region.
Kilbourn joins Vanderbilt from All State Fire and Security, where he served as a Strategic Account Executive, working as part of an expansive team to manage and grow existing accounts, as well as foster new business prospects. Prior to that, Kilbourn worked as a Sales Engineer for Genetec, designing and optimizing the Genetec portfolio for customers in the region and developing relationships with technology partners to craft customized solutions for customers. His experience and leadership in the security industry in system design and development, hardware and networking technologies, and direct sales and marketing will help Vanderbilt achieve increased market share across the Southeast United States.
“Vanderbilt's reputation for being customer-centric and a solid technology partner is what drew me to this position, and I'm eager to represent such a strong name in the security industry in this new role,” Kilbourn said. “I look forward to leveraging my ability to develop and nurture relationships - both on the sales and partner sides of the business - as part of the Vanderbilt sales team.”
Kilbourn also brings a rich history of technology and engineering experience to the role, having worked as a Product Manager for Seibold Security and a Pre-sales Engineer/Team Lead for Lenel Systems International. In both of these roles, Kilbourn worked with customers to develop solutions that met their needs and delivered the necessary oversight to ensure the goals of the organization were met.
“Scott comes from a background rich in sales and leadership within the security technology sphere, making him ideal for this role with Vanderbilt,” said Eric Widlitz, Vice President of North American Sales, Vanderbilt. “Scott's diverse experience strengthens the Vanderbilt sales team and will allow us to better serve our customers and broaden the reach of our innovative solutions as we grow across North America and beyond.”