New VP of Defence and Intelligence brings decades of military and commercial experience to expand Lightware’s business in this sector
Lightware Visual Engineering is excited to announce the appointment of Mark Minall as Vice President Defense and Intelligence. Mark will be the global lead for this rapidly expanding part of the Lightware business.
Mark brings more than three decades of experience in the Defense and Intelligence sector to Lightware. His military background in C5ISR (Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) combined with his successful business development and strategy experience since 2011 will see the global reach of Lightware products and services grow further into this sector. His last appointment was at Elbit Systems UK, where for nearly 5 years as Business Development Director, he successfully led the UK growth in the maritime domain and Electronic Warfare sector. Mark is based in the UK.
“I am delighted to join Lightware and intend to build on its impressive success by further developing the Defense and Intelligence market,” says Mark Minall, Global VP Defense and Intelligence for Lightware. “I have a passion for innovation and technology and I’m looking forward to increasing brand awareness and familiarising the sector with Lightware’s innovative products and technologies.”
Gergely Vida, CEO at Lightware Visual Engineering said, “I welcome Mark as the VP of Defense and Intelligence. Mark, who has proven track record in business development and strategy with multi-national companies and a strong military background, will be a great representation of our brand on the global market.”
Lightware design and develop highly innovative, secure, zero-to low latency, scalable and interoperable COTS AV products and systems, some designed to meet NATO accreditation standards. Its high-fidelity solutions such as the MX modular matrix range and Data Diode Technology can be safely deployed within highly classified environments in line with national and international Information Assurance requirements.
“Lightware is proud to support mission-critical systems across land, air and sea domains, and has been delivering trusted AV solutions for defense and intelligence clients around the world for many years,” Vida adds. “We continually invest in this part of our business and look forward to supporting our Defense and Intelligence partners, customers and end-users as they place their trust and confidence in us.”
For more information on Lightware Defense and Intelligence technologies or to contact Mark Minall, visit lightware.com/markets/defense
About Lightware Visual Engineering
Lightware Visual Engineering is a high fidelity signal management specialist and also a long-standing partner and exhibitor of Integrated Systems Europe. Lightware designs, manufactures and delivers a comprehensive portfolio of matrix switchers, extenders and AV-over-IP systems. Lightware’s devices are powering a wide range of AV projects from large-scale live events to collaboration spaces to mission-critical operations across four continents and the company proudly serves the global AV community for nearly 25 years.
For more information about Lightware Visual Engineering, please visit: lightware.com/