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Reed Exhibitions appoints Will Wise group VP of security

Reed Exhibitions, a global tradeshow company, has appointed Will Wise as group vice-president of its security portfolio. Wise will oversee the ISC West event in Las Vegas, ISC East in New York, Card Not Present Expo in Orlando and Cardnotpresent.com.  


March 30, 2017
By SP&T Staff
SP&T Staff

According to the company, Wise brings over two decades of security industry experience and was at UBM, where he ran sales and business development for the technology group for 10 years, responsible for revenue across events and an integrated media portfolio of Enterprise IT, cloud computing, electronics and IoT markets. Most recently with Penton, Wise was the managing director for the IoT Institute, IoTi.com and the IoT Emerge event.

Wise will report to Nancy Walsh, president of Reed Exhibitions USA. Sherida Sessa, industry vice-president for the security portfolio, has been leading the event team for five years and will continue to provide leadership and experience in support of Wise.

“I look forward to continuing the success of these exciting events and to working to grow these brands to deliver even more value and to address the growing demands of the industry”, Wise said.  

“The addition of an IT industry veteran like Will brings the experience and perspective we need to keep us ahead of the global security market”, added Don Erickson, CEO of the Security Industry Association.

ISC West opens in Las Vegas on April 5, 2017.