Expanding the use of networked video systems to further protect people and assets is the focus for Benjamin Low as the new VP Sales APAC for Milestone Systems

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Milestone Systems, a company in the Canon group, announces Benjamin Low as the new VP Sales, APAC. Low will assume responsibility for all aspects of Milestone sales activities and growth in the Asia Pacific region. He will focus on working with the Milestone sales personnel and partner ecosystem, actively promoting the use of networked video to enhance citizens’ safety, heighten protection of assets and optimize business through the use of visual intelligence. These are the main business areas for Milestone Systems, who develop video management software that enables fast and intelligent use of video from networked video cameras.

"I am profoundly honored to join Milestone Systems in this important strategic position, and very much look forward to working with the global teams to further fulfill the region’s need for solutions to optimize the safety of citizens and protection of assets," said Benjamin Low. "Open platform technology is a game changer and the key to fulfill wide-ranging market demands in APAC. I aim to help contribute to Milestone Systems’ continued success in an open world."

Low comes to Milestone with extensive experience and a strong track record in cyber security and IT sales. His background is in international sales with high-profile security systems technology companies. He has spent the majority of his career in Singapore and Hong Kong, working most recently as Managing Director of Asia Pacific at Guidance Software. There, he worked with a team across the Asia Pacific region that successfully tripled the preceding year’s entire FY13 revenue. Previously, Low was Vice President, Asia Pacific, at Proofpoint, an international organization that specializes in cyber security. He has attended Stanford University and the National University of Singapore for a Graduate Program in International Management, and an MBA from Adelaide, Australia.

"Benjamin has demonstrated significant leadership and sales skills that drive growth in the Asia Pacific region," says Kenneth Petersen, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Milestone Systems. "We know his depth of experience in APAC will enable him to significantly enhance our ability to serve customers effectively in this quickly expanding market."

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About Milestone Systems
Milestone Systems is a global industry leader in open platform IP video management software, founded in 1998 and now operating as a stand-alone company in the Canon Group. Milestone technology is easy to manage, reliable and proven in thousands of customer installations, providing flexible choices in network hardware and integrations with other systems. Sold through partners in more than 100 countries, Milestone solutions help organizations to manage risks, protect people and assets, optimize processes and reduce costs. For more information, visit: http://www.milestonesys.com

Press Contact: Courtney Dillon Pedersen, PR Manager Americas/APAC, Email: cdp@milestonesys.com; Tel. +1-503-719-3439 ; Jos Svendsen, PR Manager EMEA, Email: jos@milestone.dk; Tel. +45-28-529-383

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