Proximex names Patrick Reilly VP of sales and business development

Proximex, a developer of award-winning solutions for the physical security information market (PSIM), announced today that Patrick Reilly has joined the company as vice president of worldwide sales and business development. Reilly will strategize and align a global sales, marketing, and business development plan to drive sales revenues. His 30-year career spans the hardware, software, and service sectors and includes multiple executive level positions. Most recently, Reilly served as director of sales & business development for the Emerging Technologies Business Unit at Cisco Systems as a result of its BroadWare Technologies acquisition, where he held the position of vice president of sales.

"The PSIM market segment is poised for rapid growth over the next 18 months and Proximex provides a unique solution for both commercial enterprise organizations and government agencies to connect disparate data sources to proactively drive situational awareness and management," said Jack Smith, chief executive officer of Proximex. "Pat combines a proven track record of successful team building with a specific working knowledge of the PSIM segment. We are delighted Pat chose to bring his unique skill set to Proximex."

Reilly has extensive experience in building start up organizations to expand domestic and international markets. Prior to BroadWare, he held executive roles at Cloudshield Technologies and Cylink Corporation. At Cylink, Mr. Reilly was instrumental in its successful merger with SafeNet, Inc.

"Proximex is a leader in the PSIM category as its Surveillint technology was recognized by the Security Industry Association as the 2008 New Product Showcase Winner in the Convergence category at the ISC West show," said Dan Dunkel, president of New Era Associates, an industry consultant specializing in security convergence technologies."Pat brings an 'A Team' of contacts, both personally and professionally, for Proximex to leverage during their growth phase."

Reilly has established prior relationships with Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics, CSC, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Unisys, HP, and numerous global commercial accounts and government agencies.

"It became evident to me during my due diligence phase that Proximex has a unique solution in this critical PSIM space," said Reilly. "I welcome the opportunity to make a positive and immediate impact with regard to positioning the company as the premier solution provider in that market space."