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SIA announces speakers and agenda for AcceleRISE 2022


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The Security Industry Association (SIA) has announced the schedule, speaker lineup and program for the 2022 AcceleRISE conference, hosted by SIA’s RISE community for young professionals and those new to the security industry. This year’s AcceleRISE will be an in-person event held August 1-3 in Austin, Texas.

AcceleRISE is a conference created specifically for tomorrow’s security leaders. The event was designed to ignite new thinking, strengthen leadership and sharpen business acumen in young security talent. AcceleRISE tackles the issues that matter most to young professionals in the security industry and features premier learning sessions, interactive workshops and activities geared toward rising stars in the industry.

“After two years of virtual conferences and lots of screen time, we’re so excited to finally gather the security industry’s emerging leaders in person for AcceleRISE 2022 in Austin, Texas – a city known for its cutting-edge technology, creativity, culture and fun,” said Kelsey Carnell, Chair of the SIA RISE committee.”

Session topics for AcceleRISE 2022 will include:

  • The metaverse, NFTs and all things Web3
  • The employee/manager relationship and authentic leadership
  • Navigating construction delivery methods
  • Talent selection and succession planning for leaders
  • Negotiating and thinking about risk
  • Professional pathways in security
  • Fostering diversity, equity and inclusion at your company
  • Building user-focused security products
  • Channel vs. direct sales
  • The security industry’s tech evolution
  • How mergers and acquisitions affect the security industry

View the full agenda here.

Speakers for the 2022 event include:

  • Nisha Advani, Assistant Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Dormakaba Americas
  • Derek Arcuri, Manager – XaaS transformation, Genetec
  • Paula Balmori, Design Consultant and Onboarding Specialist, Northland Controls
  • Anthony Berticelli, Vice President of Operations, PSA Security Network
  • Kelly Bond, Partner, Davis Mergers and Acquisitions Group
  • Todd Brodrick, ALC Consulting
  • Ron Davis, President, Davis Mergers and Acquisitions Group
  • Kami Dukes, Director of Business Development, North America, AMAG Technology
  • Jon Harris, Business Vision and Strategy Lead, Latch
  • Kabir Maiga, Co-Founder, PassiveBolt
  • Taylor May, National Sales Director, Rekor Systems
  • Kasia Moore, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, ADT
  • Allen Mulanax, Vice President, Business Development, Paladin Technologies
  • Lee Odess, General Manager, Latch
  • Elaine Palome, Director of Human Resources, Americas, Axis Communications
  • Lukas Quanstrom, CEO and Co-Founder, Ontic
  • Eddie Reynolds, CEO and President, iluminar Inc.
  • Erica Reynolds, Founder and CEO, E.L. Reynolds & Associates, LLC
  • Christine Rhinehart, Senior Product Manager, Netflix
  • Ryan Roberts, Sales Manager, Allegion
  • Kristin Shockley, Segment Marketing Manager, Genetec
  • Ernie Ace Velayo, Business Development, AMAG Technology
  • Kevin Wilhelm, Country Manager, Sharry
  • Sabrina Wilson, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Dormakaba Americas

View the full list of speakers here.

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