Security InfoWatch Article: Clear Vision for Netwatch

Netwatch establishes a clear vision for its future under new leadership

CEO Kurt Takahashi ushers in a new era at proactive video monitoring firm
Joel Griffin
March 23, 2022
In 2018, proactive video monitoring services provider Netwatch Group was formed as a result of the consolidation of four different monitoring companies based in the U.S. and Europe, including National Monitoring Center (NMC), Netwatch, CalAtlantic, and Onwatch Multifire.

Just prior to the merger, Netwatch, which was founded in 2003 in Ireland, was already attempting to make inroads in the managed video services market in the U.S. as it had opened a new operations center in Chicago in the summer of 2017 with an eye on even greater expansion.

But just as the newly merged company was looking to hit its stride and integrate the aforementioned companies together as one cohesive unit, the world was upended by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic and maintaining continuity of operations took precedent over everything else as it did at most organizations. As part of an effort to get the businesses aligned properly, in early 2021 Netwatch Group tapped industry veteran Kurt Takahashi, the former CEO of Pelco who also previously served as president of AMAG Technology, to be its new CEO. Continue reading on Security InfoWatch website.