Brijot Imaging Systems, a provider for passive millimeter wave security checkpoint systems, announced Patrick Gayhardt has joined the company as Senior VP of Sales, Marketing and Business Development.
Most recently, Gayhardt was employed by BAE Systems, where he was VP and GM for border and transportation security solutions. In that role, he directed a new business unit focused on the global border and transportation security markets. This included the U.S., Middle East and Indian security markets.
Prior to BAE, Gayhardt worked for ADT Security Services, where he served as VP and Group Director, overseeing ADT's Federal Systems Division. There he executed strategic and operational plans that improved the division's productivity and increased growth. He was also responsible for targeting strategically important federal programs and contract vehicles and implemented an integrated business development and capture management process that increased revenue and bids won.
Prior to ADT, Gayhardt held senior management positions with Siemens Building Technologies, Security Technologies Group, Sensormatic Electronics Corporation, and Tele-Tector of Maryland.
"Patrick's extensive sector experience in the global security and safety industry, combined with his leadership roles in formulating and executing business development, sales and marketing initiatives for some of the companies in this space will play a critical role in Brijot's aggressive growth strategy," said Brijot President and CEO Mitchel Laskey. "We look forward to leveraging Patrick's knowledge and experience to continue capturing high profile business opportunities for the company."
Gayhardt holds a bachelor's of arts in business administration from Roanoke College.