IPVideo Creates New Engineering Leadership Role to Support Accelerated Worldwide Growth
BAY SHORE, N.Y. – August 8, 2023 – IPVideo Corporation, 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 twelve plus years at Otis Elevator Company 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,” said Shaikh. “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 Frank Jacovino, IPVideo’s Vice President of Operations and Product Development.
For more information on IPVideo Corporation, visit www.ipvideocorp.com.
About IPVideo Corporation:
With a purpose-driven mission to help make the world a smarter, safer, and healthier place, IPVideo, an industry pioneer since 1996, is now at the forefront of developing unique event-driven AI security and safety solutions. These solutions utilize video, audio, and sensor technology to effectively mitigate false positives, confirm incidents, accelerate response times, deliver long-term actionable intelligence, and help society. IPVideo’s solutions protect areas of privacy, help to stop youth and adult vaping and drug use, and provide security personnel and first responders with the tools they need to better protect their communities. The company’s worldwide client base spans across sectors including education, public housing, hospitality, commercial real estate, and healthcare, and is served by a network of certified distributors, dealers, and system integrators who benefit from ongoing corporate support and training. IPVideo is headquartered in Bay Shore, New York. For more information, visit www.ipvideocorp.com.
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