Matt Powell leaves Convergint to head ISS’s Transportation Group

Woodbridge, NJ (June 7, 2022) — ISS, a leading supplier of intelligent video solutions, today announced the appointment of Matt Powell as Managing Director, Transportation. Powell joins directly from systems integrator Convergint Technologies where he was Principal-Infrastructure Markets. He has enjoyed over two decades of experience in transportation technologies. Prior to Convergint, Powell developed ITS/DoT market strategies for Videolarm and Moog.

Reflecting the importance of the appointment and the major potential the transportation sector holds for ISS, Powell will report directly to the ISS Board of Directors.

“Matt is a remarkable individual, not only is he one of the most knowledgeable and respected individuals in the country on transportation technology solutions, but his end-user-oriented market approach has made him a fully trusted advisor to the industry. We believe that Matt, together with our full development and resource backing, will be able to make ISS a significant player in this arena.”
Richard Burns, ISS Chairman

While working at Convergint, Powell worked as Principal–Transportation, developing and executing the strategy that transformed Convergint into the premier aviation integrator in the world. His team added more than 60 airport and 8 airline clients to Convergint’s client base over seven years. Powell additionally developed the transit and ITS sectors for Convergint, leading growth in both markets. He is a regular speaker at industry events speaking on topics ranging from lessons learned to technology capabilities, and has been featured in Mass Transit Magazine, Security Info Watch, Aviation Pros, and many others.

“ISS has a concept unlike any other in the solution space. They have an incredible range of technology solutions that are based on absolute innovation but grounded in practical reality and needs. I look forward immensely to connect with the market and showcase the ways that ISS can partner and solve critical challenges faced by integrators, end users and citizens.

I couldn’t be more excited to combine my experience with the capabilities of the team at ISS to develop a whole new generation of products,” added Powell. “The traditional providers of solutions in transportation are, in my opinion, beginning to look and feel a little tired. It’s time for a new wave of positive change.”

Matt Powell, ISS Managing Director

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ISS (formerly known as Intelligent Security Systems) is a pioneer and leader in the field of intelligent video solutions – developing and implementing algorithmic software that drives actionable and data-driven results. Headquartered in New Jersey, the firm has 19 offices worldwide and is engaged with a range of the world’s largest public and private sector enterprise projects. The ISS SecurOS™ platform is renowned for its inter-operability and ease of integration. Increasingly, ISS software is melded with ISS’s own hardware for unique solutions in the security, transportation and commercial markets – notable innovations include the ISS-UVSS (Under-Vehicle Security Solution) and the SecurOS™ SOFFIT (a revolutionary pedestrian safety solution at crosswalks). ISS is one of the fastest growing companies in its field and was recently award the U.S. Commerce Department’s “E-Award” for contributions to American exports abroad.