Product & Technical Manager
Hanwha Techwin America
Mr. Aaron Saks is the product and technical manager at Hanwha Techwin America. His primary responsibilities include managing the development of training and certification programs for various user groups. He also authors various technical documents, white papers, sales materials and other collaterals. As new products are developed, he provides extensive testing and benchmarking to ensure high quality products are released. Previously, Saks was the business development technical manager at Samsung Techwin America. His key responsibilities include developing vertical solutions with ecosystem technical partners. When new hardware and software partners are introduced, he serves as a technical resource and provides training to ensure products are fully understood and optimized for best performance. Working with the entire business development team, he is a resource to define solutions, identify partner products, solve customer issues and assist in pilot project opportunities in a vertically focused approach. Over the past 10 years, he has served as a video surveillance subject matter expert, presented at many technology events such as security conventions, seminars, and road shows, as well as teaching Samsung’s acclaimed Samsung IP Institute (SIPI) certification courses. Previously, Saks was the primary instructor and curriculum developer of Samsung’s SIPI, which trains Samsung Techwin Ecosystem Partners (STEP) in a variety of topics, such as product selection, camera basics, IP addressing schemes, analytics and more. This specialized SIPI training includes webcasts, classroom training, video-based training and self-paced training modules. Many of these training sessions are manufacturer agnostic, discussing the latest industry technology trends and solutions. In addition to his experience with Samsung, Saks has spent more than 15 years providing technical support services for a variety of computer and network-based systems, from small Local Area Networks (LAN’s) to large Enterprise Wide Area Networks (WAN’s). Saks holds a BS in Computer Cartography and Geography from the University of Maryland, College Park and an MS in Information Technology from the University of Maryland, University College.