WatchGuard Video Taps Brian Doherty to Lead Engineering Efforts

ALLEN, TX: June 27, 2017

June 1, 2017 (Allen, Texas) – After an extensive search, WatchGuard Video, the market leader for law enforcement video systems and evidence-management software, has selected Brian Doherty to spearhead the company’s engineering efforts as the Vice President of Engineering and Product Development.

Doherty has an extensive background in complex engineering environments and was most recently the Director of Engineering for endpoint software within the Cisco Systems Unified Communications Technology Group. While with Cisco Systems, Brian and his team migrated classic on-premise endpoint software to a deployable cloud-based service. Prior to his tenure there, he led enterprise development software for Samsung within the mobile division bringing smart phones and tablets to market.

“Brian exemplifies the fearless, forward thinking leadership we have been seeking to continue WatchGuard’s aggressive product development and release efforts,” said Steve Coffman, President of WatchGuard Video. “The depth of his experience in amplifying the overall value of system hardware via cutting-edge enterprise software is perfectly timed with WatchGuard’s growth strategy.”

Doherty will lead one of the industry’s largest engineering groups comprised of over eighty engineers in multiple disciplines including electrical, mechanical and embedded software. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science from Rice University, and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.



About WatchGuard Video

Allen, Texas-based WatchGuard Video, technology pioneer and market leader for law enforcement video systems, helps agencies capture the whole truth with the most reliable, durable and highest-quality products: Panoramic X2™ 4RE® in-car and VISTA™ body-worn HD cameras. The company supplies one-third of law enforcement agencies in the U.S. and Canada. WatchGuard's engineering investments in video, including more than $50 million in R&D, have resulted in numerous technological breakthroughs, such as Record-After-the-Fact™ technology and the first in-car, dual-lens panoramic camera, as well as 26 patents issued or pending.

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