Calipsa Appoints Brian Baker as Vice President of the Americas

Calipsa, known as a deep learning powered video analytics for false alarm reduction, has announced the appointment of Brian Baker as vice president of the Americas.

Baker joins Calipsa after a successful tenure as vice president of sales, Americas, for BriefCam. During his tenure, the company experienced substantial year-on-year sales growth in the Americas while he simultaneously expanded and transitioned the region’s sales organization.

Baker also served as vice president/general manager and CEO Americas at VCA Technology, Inc., a global provider of IP video, video analytics and cloud-based business intelligence technologies. Previously, he held the position of vice president in the North American Retail division of Wincor Nixdorf Inc. Baker holds an MBA with an emphasis in Finance from Southern Methodist University and a BA in Marketing and Business Management from Carthage College.

In this newly created role, Baker will lead Calipsa’s commercial strategy and operations in the region. In addition to driving revenue growth across key markets, he will also be focused on developing strategic partnerships that elevate Calipsa’s market presence, and influencing the product roadmap based on trends and opportunities.

“Calipsa’s market-leading video False Alarm Filtering platform is now analyzing more than four-million video alarms daily and recently surpassed the milestone of one-billion alarms processed, with a 99.95% accuracy rate,” Baker said. “We are only at the beginning of the journey. The powerful team, product roadmap and strong investor backing have the formula for exponential growth and long-term success. I am both thrilled and honored to be joining Calipsa at such an important inflection point in its young history.”

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