VIENNA, Va., March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Frontpoint, a nationwide leader in DIY home security and smart home automation, has appointed Syed Zaidi as Chief Executive Officer of the company.
As the CEO of Frontpoint, Mr. Zaidi will continue to expand the brand's product portfolio and take the company to a new level of consumer awareness and growth. Since joining the Frontpoint team in January of 2015, Mr. Zaidi has brought his expertise in operations, customer experience, sales, product development and technology.
"I am excited to lead such a wonderful organization with a team that is dedicated to the success of Frontpoint and our customers. Providing safety for millions of our neighbors is a humbling responsibility and I look forward to bringing further innovation and awareness to the Frontpoint brand," said Syed Zaidi, CEO of Frontpoint. "We have a number of new product and marketing initiatives that are launching in the coming months, and I can't wait to tell the world about them."
Mr. Zaidi was promoted from Chief Operating Officer of Frontpoint, where he was responsible for all sales, marketing, operations, product and technology. With more than 20 years of managing performance-based companies, Mr. Zaidi has a proven track record developing high growth companies, focusing on talent development, innovation and creating high performance teams.
"Syed brings a tremendous amount of past experience taking companies that have become leaders in their industry up to the next level - and winning," said Chris Villar, co-founder and former CEO of Frontpoint. "I am very proud to pass on the CEO role to someone who knows this business inside and out and for whom I have great respect and admiration."
Prior to Frontpoint, Mr. Zaidi served as Chief Technology Officer at DoublePositive Marketing Group, Inc., where he led tremendous growth and success across many disciplines. Mr. Zaidi holds a Bachelor of Science, Information Systems Management degree and a Master of Business Administration from University of Maryland.
For more information, visit www.frontpointsecurity.com.
Founded in 2007 by a team of home security experts looking to create a better home security experience, Frontpoint brings clarity and reliability through trusted and customized solutions to meet each customer's needs and deliver best-in-class customer service. It was the first home security company to offer a 100% wireless and cellular home alarm system and continues to be a top-rated home security company. Frontpoint has customers in all 50 states and Canada and is one of the fastest-growing alarm companies in North America. For more information, please visit www.frontpointsecurity.com.