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Dean Drako recognized with Entrepreneur Of The Year Gulf South Award

June 19, 2024  By  Neil Sutton

Image: Eagle Eye Networks

Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks’ founder and CEO, has won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2024 Gulf South Award.

“Receiving this award is a tremendous honour and a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire Eagle Eye Networks team,” said Drako in a statement. “We remain committed to pushing the boundaries of the cloud video surveillance industry with our AI features, delivering exceptional value to our customers, and positively impacting the world.”

Drako founded Eagle Eye Networks in 2012. He is also chairman of cloud access control company Brivo, and chairman of Cobalt AI (Drako acquired Cobalt AI earlier this month). Previously, Drako was founder, president and CEO of Barracuda Networks

As a Gulf South award winner, Drako will be considered for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2024 National Awards. The National Award winners will be announced in November.


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