SDI Appoints Ed Pedersen as EVP of Sales
May 8, 2015
CHICAGO, May 8, 2015 – SDI (SDI Solutions LLC), a mission-critical systems integrator delivering intelligent IT solutions to ensure client safety, security and revenue generation, announces the appointment of security industry veteran Ed Pedersen to the role of Executive Vice President of Sales. Formerly the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at G4S Technology, Ed will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s vertically-focused sales program, which addresses critical infrastructure markets including transportation, banking and finance, commercial real estate portfolios.
“We are pleased to have Ed join the SDI team as we expand our footprint in the security marketplace,” states Dave Sullivan, SDI Chief Executive Officer. “His proven sales leadership ability and strong project management skills will be vital as we advance our growth plans and increase market share.”
Addressing the higher technical requirements of today’s advanced security systems, SDI offers a hybrid security and IT skill set that significantly reduces risks and optimizes performance when integrating security technology into enterprise environments. The firm’s IT engineers are adept in addressing typical CIO concerns about network utilization, data management and overall risk mitigation related to the deployment of logical and physical security systems such as PSIM, access control, and enterprise digital video surveillance.
Pedersen comes to SDI with more than 20 years of sales leadership experience in the physical security industry. His role at G4S Technology encompassed overall sales management, including building a vertical go-to-market strategy and strategic vendor partner program. Prior to G4S, Ed held multiple leadership positions at Stanley Security Solutions, as Vice President of Custom Solutions and Regional Vice President, respectively. Earlier in his career, Ed held executive positions at HSM Electronic Protection Services and ADS Security, after cutting his teeth at ADT Security Services and SecurityLink.
Ed is an active member of ASIS. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Program Management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Ed is based out of SDI’s headquarters in Chicago, and can be reached at email@example.com and 615-714-3079.
Mission-critical systems integrator SDI delivers intelligent technology solutions to ensure client safety, security and revenue generation. With a 25 year corporate resume, SDI addresses the higher IT demands of critical environments to deliver zero downtime, enhanced security and risk mitigation strategies. SDI’s portfolio of clients includes some of the nation’s largest airports, commercial real estate portfolios and national banks and financial services organizations. SDI delivers deep technical expertise and impeccable systems performance, with an agile delivery model focused on complete customer satisfaction. Visit us at https://www.sdipresence.com and follow us on LinkedIn: SDI Solutions and Twitter: @SDISolutions.
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