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Milestone Systems promotes Barry Norton to Vice President of Research

As of today, Barry Norton is promoted to Vice President of Research.  Barry Norton joined Milestone Systems in May 2018 as Director of Research. In his new role as VP of Research Barry will, in addition to continue leading Milestone’s growing research department, also be responsible for an increased collaboration with universities to move forward the state-of-the-art in machine learning, especially in application to computer vision.

We believe that an even closer collaboration and exchange of knowledge with universities is a prerequisite to be able to predict future technologies and megatrends that will help us create video software technology for a greater good.

Barry is always more than one step ahead when it comes to applying future technologies because of his profound knowledge and ingenuity. I’m confident that Barry will play a key role in taking Milestone’s video software technology to the next level,” said Bjørn Skou Eilertsen, Chief Technology Officer, Milestone Systems. 

Milestone Systems has high ambitions for the future. We need to understand and predict future technologies and megatrends to help accelerate Milestone Systems’ ambitious growth journey. Increasing our focus on research will gear this journey.

Milestone’s ‘Make the World See’ mission is a clarion call to bring together the latest achievements in artificial intelligence from the lab to deliver true situational understanding in the real world. The commitment to deliver such technology in a responsible manner makes Milestone the ideal environment to deliver on this vision”, added Dr. Barry Norton, Vice President of Research, Milestone Systems.

Over the years, Milestone Systems has gradually increased the investment in research capability and expertise. Now, we have formed a new role as VP of Research reporting directly to our Chief Technology Officer. With the newly created role VP of Research, Milestone Systems wants to further develop its business and core strategic initiatives to accelerate the company’s ambitious growth journey with more cutting-edge high-quality features in our new releases.

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