Aimetis appoints new Chief Executive Officer
Experienced Technology Executive to Lead Aimetis Growth in Intelligent Video Management
Waterloo, Canada - 2004-05-03
Aimetis Corp., the leader in intelligent video management technology, announced today that it has hired Marc Holtenhoff as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Holtenhoff will focus on strategically positioning the company for further sales and expansion.
Prior to Aimetis, Mr. Holtenhoff was the founder and former chief executive officer of 1GlobalPlace, Inc., company specializing in DNS management and security. While at 1GlobalPlace, he was responsible for the company's corporate strategy, growth, and financial performance. Mr. Holtenhoff led 1GlobalPlace from inception to its acquisition by VeriSign (NASDAQ:VRSN) in December 2001.
"The current shift from analog systems to digital, network technology has initiated a renaissance in video surveillance applications" explains Mr. Holtenhoff. "Aimetis' technology in advanced video analysis software has positioned the company to be a leader in this high-growth industry."
"Aimetis has successfully launched its AIRA technology and received great reviews from industry trade organizations, customers and partners alike" said Justin Schorn, co-founder of Aimetis. "Marc brings a combination of business acumen, entrepreneurial spirit and leadership ability that will help build on our success."
Since leaving VeriSign last year, Mr. Holtenhoff has remained active in the technology community both as an advisor and angel investor. He has been a guest lecturer at the USC Marshall School of Business and the University of California Fullerton MBA programs.
Prior to VeriSign and 1GlobalPlace, Mr. Holtenhoff held a variety of sales and marketing management positions at the Xerox Corporation. He holds a MSc. degree in Business Administration and Economics from the Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.
About Aimetis (www.aimetis.com)
Aimetis Corp. is a Waterloo, Canada-based software company offering integrated intelligent video management solutions for security surveillance and business intelligence applications. Founded in 2003, the company is a global leader in intelligent video technology and is propelling the adoption of video analytics as an integral component of video management solutions. It’s unique in providing a single platform for easily migrating customers from simple analog systems to intelligent IP video systems; offering the highest levels of service and support; and providing the industry’s easiest to use products. Aimetis has distributors and certified partners in over 100 countries and serves a variety of industries, including retail, transportation and others.
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