Vicon Hires Diego Morales as Vice President of Software Engineering
In this new role, Morales will lead the design, development, and management of Vicon’s next-generation products, while continuing to galvanize its current product line. Morales will lead research and development will be laser-focused on producing smart solutions, which will rely heavily on AI and cloud technologies. These new cloud and AI video analytics solutions will be offered in an easy to adopt model for both new and existing customers.
An accomplished leader, Morales holds a master’s degree in Technology Administration with an emphasis in Project Management, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering. He has more than 21 years of experience in the technology industry, holding several key strategic roles such as CTO, CIO, vice president of Technology, and head of IT for both multinational corporations and regional companies.
“One of the things that drives me is my passion for what I do…my passion for technology. I am a developer at heart and have been doing just that, at some level or another, for almost 15 years,” Morales said. “I prefer to motivate through example and knowledge. People tend to be more inspired when they understand how they impact the bigger picture, and how their day-to-day contributions help the company achieve its long-term goals.”
His appointment will accelerate the adoption and delivery of Vicon’s deep pipeline of innovations, and scale the product ecosystem of high-performance technologies to meet the incredible market demand.
“Diego’s strategic technical leadership, and more than 21 years of experience in the technology industry, will be a huge asset to Vicon’s product and engineering teams,” said Bret McGowan, senior vice president of sales & marketing. “His background makes him well-suited to be that influential leader who will drive the adoption of new technologies and inspire the team to deliver world-class, enterprise-grade software solutions.”