MODI’IN TECHNOLOGY PARK, Israel, July 10, 2017 — BriefCam®, the industry’s leading provider of VIDEO SYNOPSIS® solutions for rapid video review, search, and analysis, today announced new executive leadership by naming Trevor Matz as President and CEO. Matz succeeds Dror Irani, who has served as BriefCam’s President and CEO since 2010. Irani spearheaded the company’s transition from a technology-based start-up to being recognized as the de facto standard for video analytics solutions by hundreds of prestigious customers throughout the Federal Government, Security, Law Enforcement and Transportation Agencies, F500 Enterprises, Healthcare and Educational Institutions, and Safe/Smart Cities across the globe.
“On behalf of the Board and BriefCam, I want to thank Dror for his dedicated leadership and significant contribution to the company and wish him much success in the future,” said Gideon Ben-Zvi, Co-founder & Chairman of BriefCam. “BriefCam is exceptionally well positioned to continue to take advantage of the rapidly growing Video Analytics market, and Trevor Matz is the right CEO to lead us into the future and capitalize on this opportunity.”
Matz, a high-tech software veteran and serial entrepreneur, has built and led world-class enterprise software companies globally. Previously, Matz was President and CEO of Aternity, Inc., a leading provider of End User Experience (EUE) and application performance monitoring solutions. Under Matz’s leadership Aternity was repeatedly recognized by industry influencers and analysts as delivering best-in-class EUE solutions. With Matz at the helm, Aternity was embraced by household brands throughout every industry, leading to the company’s 2016 acquisition by Riverbed Technology.
Prior to Aternity, Matz served as worldwide managing director of Application Integration for InterSystems Corporation where he took Ensemble from launch through recognition as the #1 Integration Platform in HealthCare. Before his global responsibilities for InterSystems integration initiative, Matz served as managing director for the Eastern Mediterranean, Middle East, India, and Africa.
“This is an exciting time for BriefCam and I am thrilled to join the team,” said Trevor Matz. “BriefCam’s state-of-the-art technology reduces the time and effort needed to conduct video reviews, post-event video investigations, and real-time video monitoring. Now is the time for BriefCam to capitalize on the massive opportunity to expand its footprint into new markets, both on the business and consumer-side. I am looking forward to working with our employees, customers, and strategic partners to deliver video analytics solutions that will provide game-changing efficiency and effectiveness to security, operational and management teams everywhere.”
“We’re grateful for Dror’s steadfast commitment to BriefCam and for driving the commercialization and adoption of VIDEO SYNOPSIS innovation into so many markets,” said Professor Shmuel Peleg of Hebrew University, Co-founder and Chief Scientist of BriefCam. “The ability to transform video data into useful and actionable information provides boundless opportunities for worldwide growth. Trevor has an exceptional record for building high-performance organizations and I am looking forward to helping ensure a successful leadership transition.”
BriefCam’s patented VIDEO SYNOPSIS® solution, developed at the Computer Science Department of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, enables the review of hours of video in just minutes. By transforming video data into actionable intelligence, BriefCam’s video analytics solutions dramatically shorten the time-to-target for security threats while increasing operational efficiencies and quality of service for businesses. BriefCam Syndex® Pro products are deployed by law enforcement and public safety organizations, government and transportation agencies, major enterprises, healthcare and educational institutions, and local communities worldwide.
BriefCam’s groundbreaking technology has been recognized with a series of industry accolades including The Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Award, Security Products Magazine New Product of the Year, SIA New Product Showcase Best in Video Analytics Award, and CNBC Europe’s 25 Most Creative Companies.
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