HOUSTON, Oct. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- COBAN Technologies, Inc., a national leader in body worn camera and in-car video solutions for law enforcement, today announced that the Board of Directors has unanimously elected Doug Dickerson as Chief Executive Officer effective October 5, 2015. Dickerson will also become a member of the Board. Dickerson succeeds COBAN's current President and CEO Allan Chen who announced his desire to assume technology leadership role.
"I take great satisfaction in knowing that COBAN is in the hands of such a talented executive. Doug's passion, expertise and vision will contribute significantly to COBAN continuing to provide leading edge, quality products to our customers," said William Ruppert, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors. "Doug is a vital addition to the team as we navigate through the evolving and expanding public safety video and evidence ecosystem."
"Doug has a proven track record of building successful companies," said Chen, current President and CEO. "I look forward to working with him in this new capacity."
"I am very excited to join COBAN. The Company has a long and rich history in this industry and I see enormous potential going forward. We have a great team and opportunity, and I look forward to being part of that success," said Doug Dickerson.
Doug has over 25 years of technology industry experience, including leadership roles in both start-up and large public companies. Previously, he served as the President of Danaher Tektronix Communications, a network management software and hardware company. Prior to that, he was the President and CEO of Cyneta Networks, a network optimization software and hardware provider for wireless data networks.
About COBAN Technologies, Inc.
COBAN Technologies, Inc. provides body worn camera and in-car video solutions for public safety across the country. COBAN provides efficient, configurable, end-to-end scalable solutions that fulfill the video capture, transfer, storage and management needs of law enforcement agencies. Founded in 2002, COBAN is headquartered in Houston, TX, with satellite facilities located throughout the United States. For more information on COBAN Technologies, Inc. visit cobantech.com or call 1-866-812-6226.