The Physical Security Interoperability Alliance (PSIA) has announced it elected Mike Mathes, executive vice president of Convergint Technologies, as its chairman. The PSIA has elected Mathes to expand its member base and help companies determine migration strategies needed to implement PSIA specifications. The PSIA membership enables standard-based sharing of digital data and intelligence across all industry segments, including video, storage, analytics, intrusion, and access control.
David Bunzel, executive director of the PSIA, explains why Mathes will be a strong asset in his role as chairman: “Mike has been a strong advocate for open standards, and his relations with leaders in the industry will be very valuable as PLAI, the PSIA’s identity management initiative, gains momentum.”
This appointment represents another example of the strength of Convergint leadership, both within Convergint and within the industry in general. For more information on Mathes’ new position, click the link below.
About Mike Mathes
Mike Mathes currently serves executive vice president for Convergint Technologies. One of Convergint’s founding members, he opened the Los Angeles and San Francisco locations for Convergint 15 years ago. In his current role, he is responsible for Advanced Solutions and cyber security strategies, in addition to P&L for Convergint’s western locations. Prior to Convergint, Mike held several positions at Johnson Controls over a 15-year career there. He obtained his B.S. in Electrical Engineering at University of Manitoba.