Eric Dean

Eric Dean

Chief Technology Officer, Security and Electronic Systems

M.C. Dean

Eric Dean is the M.C. Dean chief technology officer and vice president for Security & Electronic Systems, which drives enterprise electronic security, cybersecurity, audio visual, and information technology systems design, deployment, and sustainment expertise for the company. He has more than 25 years of experience in networking, wireless, CCTV systems and head end virtualization. Dean serves on multiple original equipment manufacturer committees for new product development and is an active member of the Security Industry Association, responsible for driving innovative approaches to the security industry. With the growing connectivity of cyber-physical technologies, he is the champion of M.C. Dean’s cloud-based solution, Enterprise Security SaaS, which provides integrated access control, intrusion detection and video surveillance managed services with the ease, flexibility, and resiliency of the cloud.
Dean earned his master’s in telecommunications from the University of Maryland.


Navigating the Digital Transformation in Physical Access Control

Tuesday, May 21st

In this panel discussion, participants from large enterprises and multinational technology companies deep in the government vertical market will share their experiences and insights on the digital transformation of physical access control. We will explore how the industry has evolved into an enterprise software industry, the challenges and opportunities this change presents and how to keep up with fast-paced technology changes and a dynamic landscape. This session will provide greater insights on 1) the impacts of digital transformation on the physical access control industry and it influences the way the industry functions, builds, sells, implements and operates, 2) best practices for implementing high assurance credentials in onsite, cloud and hybrid architectures and 3) lessons learned when high assurance and a high level of convenience are needed.