MicroPower Technologies, Inc., the award-winning provider of wireless surveillance solutions optimized for rapid, cost-effective deployment, has announced the appointment of Alex Kazim to its advisory board effective immediately. Kazim, currently Senior Vice President, hp.com, will lend his extensive business and leadership expertise with high-growth companies to the MicroPower management team.
Kazim’s experience spans various start-up organizations and global enterprises on the cutting edge of technology. His strategic knowledge of growth-focused organizations supports MicroPower’s position as the leading provider of wireless surveillance and security solutions for commercial andprofessional use.
“We are extremely pleased to welcome Alex to MicroPower’s advisory board,” said Jon Siann, CEO, MicroPower Technologies. “He has played an instrumental role in changing the face of technology businesses through bold ideas that redefine user expectations. Alex brings us unmatched expertise in business leadership, which will help guide MicroPower as we continue to innovate and transform the surveillance market.”
Prior to his role at HP, Kazim was Co-Founder and CEO at Ongo, a next-generation news aggregator and Tokoni, an online story-sharingprovider. In 2006, he served as President of Skype, where he was responsible for product development and innovation of the company’s offerings on a global scale. From 1998 to 2006, Kazim served in various executive management roles at eBay, including Vice President of Marketing and Business Operations at PayPal and Senior Vice President of New Ventures, where he started eBay’s classifieds business and drove the acquisitions of Shopping.com and Skype.
Kazim holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rice University.
“I am very pleased to join the MicroPower advisory board at such a key juncture for the company,” Kazim said. “The company has invested heavily in the development of a unique solution that enables users to build robust, enterprise-class video networks in remote and outdoor environments. Beyond its technical achievements, MicroPower is led by a great management team with who I look forward to sharing ideas.”