SAN DIEGO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- MicroPower Technologies, Inc., the award-winning provider of wireless surveillance solutions optimized for rapid, cost-effective deployment, today announced the appointment of Alex Kazim to its advisory board effective immediately. Kazim, currently Senior Vice President, hp.com, will lend his extensive business and leadership expertise with high-growth companies to the MicroPower management team.
Kazim’s experience spans various start-up organizations and global enterprises on the cutting edge of technology. His strategic knowledge of growth-focused organizations supports MicroPower’s position as the leading provider of wireless surveillance and security solutions for commercial and professional use.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Alex to MicroPower’s advisory board,” said Jon Siann, CEO, MicroPower Technologies. “He has played an instrumental role in changing the face of technology businesses through bold ideas that redefine user expectations. Alex brings us unmatched expertise in business leadership, which will help guide MicroPower as we continue to innovate and transform the surveillance market.”
Prior to his role at HP, Kazim was Co-Founder and CEO at Ongo, a next-generation news aggregator and Tokoni, an online story-sharing provider. In 2006, he served as President of Skype, where he was responsible for product development and innovation of the company's offerings on a global scale. From 1998 to 2006, Kazim served in various executive management roles at eBay, including Vice President of Marketing and Business Operations at PayPal and Senior Vice President of New Ventures, where he started eBay’s classifieds business and drove the acquisitions of Shopping.com and Skype.
Kazim holds a Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University.
“I am very pleased to join the MicroPower advisory board at such a key juncture for the company," Kazim said. "The company has invested heavily in the development of a unique solution that enables users to build robust, enterprise-class video networks in remote and outdoor environments. Beyond its technical achievements, MicroPower is led by a great management team with who I look forward to sharing ideas.”
About MicroPower Technologies Inc.
MicroPower Technologies develops wireless, solar-powered surveillance solutions that are cost effective, easy-to-deploy, secure and highly reliable. The company’s comprehensive video security technologies redefine the use of surveillance in outdoor and perimeter applications through the use of intelligent algorithms that enhance video transmission and bandwidth, and reduce power. The MicroPower camera system eliminates data and power cables as no wires are required for video transmission or power. MicroPower products are distributed globally in the commercial, border protection, government, retail, education, parking and public utility markets. For more information, visit www.micropower.com