Brian Sims

Yaniv Toplian promoted to role of R&D vice-president at Qognify

QOGNIFY, THE dedicated provider of video and enterprise incident management (EIM) solutions, has announced that Yaniv Toplian is the company’s new vice-president of R&D. As part of Qognify’s senior leadership team, Toplian now has a remit to define and execute the company’s R&D strategy to design and develop solutions that mitigate risks, increase security and optimise operations through world-class research and innovation.

Based out of Qognify’s office in Ra’anana, Israel, Toplian leads a global team that includes product management as well as software developers, so too DevOps specialists and QA engineers.

Commenting on his new role, Toplian explained: “Our highly capable and committed team members enable us to perform the full development lifecycle, starting from the requirements definition through to implementation, deployment and support for Qognify customers and partners across the globe. We rely on state-of-the-art and agile development methodologies that enable improved transparency and better quality results.”

A recent example of Qognify’s impressive R&D capability is the launch of Qognify VMS. The next generation video management system leverages advanced integration capabilities and enterprise-class functionality, combined with a low total cost of ownership, in order to maximise the outcomes of a given physical security strategy.

Toplian added: “With Qognify VMS and Qognify EIM, we can offer a strong combined portfolio for organisations that place a premium on security and want to manage entire incident lifecycles from their Control Rooms.”

Proven track record

For his part, Toplian brings over 20 years’ R&D experience and a proven track record of delivering enterprise software to his new role at Qognify. He began his career as a software engineer in the telecoms and IT software industry and has held leading engineering positions at companies including Comverse, Hewlett Packard Enterprises and NICE.

Toplian joined Qognify back in 2019 in the role of R&D director.

Speaking about Toplian’s promotion, Steve Shine (CEO of Qognify) observed: “R&D has been the cornerstone of Qognify’s past achievements and continues to be instrumental for the future success of the company, as well as our customers and partners. We are committed to a continual programme of innovation and improvement. Yaniv has the knowledge of the sector, the technical ability and the management skills needed to lead our R&D group.”

Delivering solutions designed to mitigate risks, increase security and optimise operations, Qognify serves thousands of customers all over the world as a trusted advisor. Its comprehensive systems portfolio encompasses physical security and incident management solutions, which themselves create added value for many sectors (among them manufacturing, transportation, retail, finance, logistics, education, critical infrastructures and cities).

Headquartered in New York’s Pearl River district, Qognify operates major development hubs in Germany and Israel as well as sales and support offices around the globe.

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