IPVideo Corporation Announces Expansion Appoints Sohaib Shaikh as Director of Engineering

IPVideo Creates New Engineering Leadership Role to Support Accelerated Worldwide Growth

IPVideo Corp., a leading provider of physical security solutions including the award-winning HALO Smart Sensor and Sentry ERS Emergency Lockdown & Response System, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sohaib Shaikh as director of Engineering. With a diverse background in engineering, Shaikh joins IPVideo during a peak period of growth to lead its firmware and hardware development teams and help drive technology innovation across all IPVideo product lines.

In his prior position, Shaikh served as device engineering manager at Airgas, where he led the company’s engineering and production teams in the development of next-generation telemetry devices. Previously, Shaikh spent 12-plus years at Otis Elevator Co., where in his most recent role, he led the technician and design engineering teams to develop the company’s elevator position indicator portfolio of products. Earlier on, Shaikh was part of GE Consumer & Industrial’s Edison Engineering Development Program in test and design engineer roles.

"IPVideo is excited for the company’s expansion and future roadmap, and we are delighted to welcome Sohaib aboard to help guide our next phase of product development," said Frank Jacovino, IPVideo vice president of Operations and Product Development. "Sohaib’s invaluable experience in leading teams to deliver on new products will further support our expansion and reinforce our mission to bring to market valuable security solutions that make the world a smarter, safer and healthier place."

“I was drawn to IPVideo by its admirable mission and impressive track record as a key provider of top solutions in the security industry,” Shaikh said. “I am honored to have the opportunity to lead their exceptional firmware and hardware development teams to achieve the next level of product innovation to best serve its expanding client base around the globe.”

Shaikh holds a bachelor and master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and a master of Business Administration. He will report to Jacovino.

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