John Merlino

About John Merlino

John Merlino is the Business Development Manager for government programs at Axis Communications in North America. He serves as the chief liaison for local, state and federal government programs, helping partners and customers at all levels of the network video surveillance sales cycle to interpret government security strategies, objectives, policies and regulations. Mr. Merlino joined Axis in 2011 after more than two decades of active military service in the United States Navy as well as years of experience in sales and business development for industry-leading software and security companies where he consistently achieved recognition for outstanding performance. He also played significant global business development roles in the physical access control market where he specialized in developing solutions for integrating logical and physical security technologies into enterprise architectures. This unique framework of expertise has enabled him to further establish Axis Communications and himself as thought leaders in the emerging practice of cyber security and its application to the IP video ecosystem. Mr. Merlino is a certified ASIS International Physical Security Professional (PSP).

Posts by John Merlino:

    Oh, the creative things you can think about with video analytics

    When we talk about the potential of video analytics, I think Dr. Seuss actually expressed it best: “Oh, the THINKS you can think if only you try.” Let me explain. While video analytics has long been a staple of the security industry, advances in technology and leaps in imagination are taking it well beyond traditional […]

      Getting smarter about perimeter and border protection with advanced analytics

      A major challenge in providing perimeter protection is not simply deploying video to help secure a perimeter or border. Rather, it is obtaining relevant video after installation, which ultimately yields best situational awareness for the operator. A significant amount of recorded and live video is never viewed. Why? High densities of IP cameras—common in Department […]