Immediate Past Chairman
Term ends 2022
Scott Schafer is chairman of the Security Industry Association Board of Directors. Formerly, he was the executive vice president of sales and marketing at Arecont Vision. There, Mr. Schafer was responsible for the company’s global operation that markets IP-based high-resolution megapixel video surveillance solutions throughout its domestic and international regions. Mr. Schafer held the posts of senior vice president of global marketing and Americas sales during his five years at Pelco/Schneider Electric.
His experience also includes senior vice president of sales, marketing and service at the Reynolds and Reynolds Company, the leader in enterprise software for the automotive industry. He served in many management roles at NCR Corporation during his 19 years, including vice president and general manager of global networking and high availability services, vice president of product marketing for the computer systems division and vice president of major accounts for NCR’s U.S. reseller division.
Mr. Schafer has a bachelor’s degree in finance from the Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from Capital University.