David Thompson named vice president of engineering for Aimetis

Thompson brings more than 25 years of experience to intelligent IP VMS firm


WATERLOO, Canada – Jan. 14, 2011 -- Aimetis Corp., a global leader in intelligent IP video management software, today announced that it has named David Thompson to serve as vice president of engineering.

Thompson has more than 25 years of experience in software development working at a variety of high-tech firms. Most recently, he was senior director of engineering excellence at Blue Coat Systems, where he led the continuous quality improvement initiatives across the 400-plus member engineering organization. Prior to Blue Coat, Thompson served as director of process improvement and special projects at Invensys Process Systems, and director of R&D for i2 Technologies, now part of JDA Software Group. He also served in a variety of engineering leadership roles at Sybase (an SAP Company), Deft Software and Disus. He earned a bachelor’s degree in applied science in industrial engineering at the University of Toronto.

"David has an extraordinary amount of experience as a software development leader," said Marc Holtenhoff, CEO, Aimetis Corp. "He has a successful track record of delivering award-winning products via the application of proven processes to ensure high-quality enterprise and application software for a breadth of industries. We welcome David’s experience and skills to our management team and look forward to his work on Aimetis Symphony."

Aimetis Symphony combines robust video management and video analytics in one unified software platform. By analyzing video in real-time, organizations can achieve the desired business impact through timely and actionable information. Aimetis Symphony’s simple and straightforward licensing options offer maximum flexibility, ease of use, and a cost-effective entry point for the seamless migration to IP-Surveillance. All of this is backed by the industry’s best support.