A leader in the Video Surveillance industry for over 15 years, Ken Mills is the General Manager & Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Dell EMC for the Surveillance and Reconnaissance business, and is regarded as one of the company’s top surveillance and public safety experts. Ken has been instrumental in establishing and growing this business and in the development and marketing of Dell EMC Surveillance solutions that greatly improve the performance, reliability, and manageability of enterprise surveillance infrastructure systems.

After serving in the Navy as a nuclear engineer, Ken spent five years as a partner in one of the largest contract field sales organizations in the United States. He subsequently became a founding member of the Cisco Systems incubation organization, Emerging Technologies, whose goal was to identify the next billion-dollar businesses for Cisco. Ken quickly became a leader at Cisco and spent almost 8 years building a thriving business for Cisco focused on Surveillance, Access Control, and Emergency Response.

Ken joined Dell EMC in 2013 to help the company build what has become a thriving business around Surveillance. He is responsible for developing the concept of a “Public Safety Data Lake,” where agencies can leverage enterprise data management solutions to address the growing demand for storage and security, and has published numerous articles about public safety technology trends. Ken is a founding member of the Cyber Security Advisory Board for the Security Industry Association and is on the Board of Directors for the Security Industry Association. Ken is an Advisory Board Member to the National Spectator Sports Safety and Security organization and is also Fellow with United States State Department. He is uniquely qualified to discuss the Dell EMC value proposition for Surveillance.

DellEMC Interview at Global Defence Summit, Berlin, Germany

By: Kaleesha Rajamantri Graham Porter, EMEA Director of Surveillance and Security at Dell EMC shares some insights on the role of analytics in the defense sector. 1.  If you were a soldier in the field, what sort of analytics are most important to you? In the field, accuracy matters but speed … READ MORE

Ken Mills May 29th, 2017

Qblock: The First Turnkey Surveillance Solution Powered by PowerEdge & Isilon

The surveillance industry has been moving to the datacenter as more and more customers are looking to IT grade solutions to transport, process and store their surveillance data. Surveillance data is experiencing a massive increase in camera quantities, resolutions, and retention times. Surveillance data is now a mission critical application and it … READ MORE

Ken Mills March 10th, 2017

IACP: Body Cam Storage Success

Marking the 123rd IACP with Tips to Make Selecting On-Premise Body Cam Storage & Management as Easy as 1, 2, 3 We’re excited to attend the IACP Annual Conference and Exposition in San Diego this week on Oct. 15-18. Each year, thousands of dedicated professionals from federal, state, county, local … READ MORE

Ken Mills October 13th, 2016

3 Hot Trends in Public Safety This Summer

Summer is almost here and the heat will soon be here with it. If you are like me, you can’t wait for it to get hot. The summer brings the lake, time with the kids and sunny beaches. Before you shutdown your computer and head outside let’s take some time … READ MORE

Ken Mills April 18th, 2016

Surveillance Trends: A Tale of 2 Architectures

The surveillance market has traditionally been built on closed architectures.  From the very beginning when video surveillance was called Closed Caption Television (CCTV), surveillance had largely been a closed system. This closed system had its advantages when it came to service calls and simplicity in design. When a customer would … READ MORE

Ken Mills September 17th, 2015
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