[New York, NY] Advanced Electronic Solutions, Inc. (AES) a leading systems integrator in New York, announces the hiring of Robert McManus as their CIO/CTO.
McManus will be responsible for developing and maintaining AES’ overall organizational information technology strategy in order to support a deeper commitment to its customers. He will be responsible for managing both internal and external information technology teams driving process efficiency through operational excellence and develop new revenue generating improved customer value propositions through technology innovation.
“Our goal is to provide AES customers with a complete solution in order to protect their business; not only the physical premise but also across all of their application/infrastructure that supports these physical security systems. I’m very excited to have Bob on board. His success and proven experience will play a huge role in how our company moves to the next level. Bob and his team will drive advances in technology innovation into our current model thus providing our customers a complete end-to-end security solution”
– Howard Shild, AES President
“I’m thrilled to be a part of AES as this industry embarks on newer cutting-edge technology to fill a void that has existed for years. New innovated technology is changing the way we do things on a daily basis. Companies need to embrace these changes in a positive way and quickly understand how they fit into their space or find themselves behind the curve. Drones, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence etc… are no longer a thing of the past and it’s important we continually find ways to leverage these technologies in our business model. What impressed me the most about AES and Howard Shild in particular is that he truly understands this ever-changing environment and is committed to ensuring AES is leading that charge so that his customers gain the benefits.”
– Robert McManus, AES Chief Information Officer
Robert is a highly accomplished technology executive with a 20+ year chronicle of success building technology roadmaps, designing technology strategies, implementing and optimizing technology solutions, meeting strategic/market objectives, and providing confident leadership within corporate environments. With his roots in application development, he has an extensive background in technology combined with a deep understanding of the intersection between technology, business, and operational needs. He has extensive digital and mobile experience including building scalable B2C and B2B IoT technology solutions, application development, and project management. He also has strong managerial experience including managing large teams that are geographically distributed. In previous positions as the senior technology executive (CIO/CTO/SVP) for companies, Robert offers a rare blend of creative and managerial strengths, he has led the development and implementation of scalable online, retail, and corporate technology strategies across a diverse mix of businesses by working jointly with individual business verticals to ensure continuity and alignment with corporate objectives as well as by interacting with technology vendors to determine the optimal match between their products and corporate strategic direction.