Former Nortek President Mike O’Neal Appointed CEO of SecureNet
Immediately prior to joining SecureNet, O’Neal worked with Essence, a global technology provider in the security and healthcare markets.
LAKE MARY, Fla. — SecureNet Technologies, a provider of software as a service (SaaS) solutions, announces that Mike O’Neal has been appointed CEO of the company.
O’Neil, who formerly served as the long-time president of Nortek Control, assumed his new role on Nov. 22. An industry veteran, his professional tenure includes experience in the security, IoT and consumer electronics industries, including senior executive roles with Gibson Guitar, Philips Consumer Electronics and Gemini Industries.
His track record in leading technology companies through transitions include acquisitions, strategic partnerships, licensing and integrations of complementary businesses.
“SecureNet values leadership with the ability to enhance the company’s strong foundation and help realize its full potential,” says Board Chairman James Cumming. “We’re genuinely excited Mike is willing to take on this opportunity. He has the experience and has always been an ardent supporter of SecureNet. Now, it’s great to have his amazing support from within.”
Immediately prior to joining SecureNet, O’Neal worked with Essence, a global technology provider in the security and healthcare markets. He comments SecureNet has a long history of challenging the status quo in the security market, and possesses “the essential assets to be at the forefront of one of the most exciting new market opportunities in today’s business landscape.”
He continues, “No company is better positioned to support innovation in the exciting interactive security and smart home market. I look forward to working with the team and our partners to build on the foundation that has been laid, to develop offerings that strongly resonate with our partners, and to capture the market opportunity before us. Together we will drive sustainable, industry-leading growth that benefits employees, shareholders and the communities in which we operate.”
SecureNet’s SaaS portfolio specializes in professional interactive security, home control and video monitoring applications. The company claims to enable the convergence of the IoT and smart home control by offering customers a single, simple-to-use solution for the management of security and lifestyle ecosystems.
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