PEARL RIVER, NY, June 20, 2022 – Qognify, a leading provider of video and enterprise incident management (EIM) solutions, today announced Yaniv Toplian as its new Vice President of Research and Development. As a member of Qognify’s leadership team, Yaniv is responsible for defining and executing the company’s R&D strategy to design and develop solutions that mitigate risk, increase security and optimize operations, through world-class research and innovation.
Based in Qognify’s office in Ra’anana, Israel, Yaniv Toplian leads a global team that includes product management as well as software developers, DevOps and QA engineers. He explains, “Our highly skilled and committed team enables us to complete the full development life cycle, from requirements definition to implementation, deployment and support for Qognify customers and partners in the whole world. We rely on state-of-the-art agile development methodologies that allow for better transparency and better quality of results.
A recent example of Qognify’s impressive R&D capability is the launch of Qognify VMS. The next-generation video management system (VMS) leverages advanced integration capabilities and enterprise-class features, combined with a low total cost of ownership, to maximize the results of a physical security strategy. Toplian adds, “With Qognify VMS and Qognify EIM, we can offer a strong combined portfolio for organizations that place a premium on security and want to manage the entire incident lifecycle in their control rooms.”
Yaniv Toplian brings over 20 years of R&D experience and a proven track record of delivering enterprise software to his new role at Qognify. He began his career as a software engineer in the telecommunications and computer software industry and held senior engineering positions at companies such as Comverse, Hewlett Packard Enterprise and NICE. He joined Qognify in 2019 as R&D Director.
Qognify CEO Steve Shine said, “Research and development has been a cornerstone of Qognify’s past accomplishments and continues to be critical to the future success of the company, our customers and partners. We are committed to a continuous program of innovation and improvement and Yaniv has the industry knowledge, technical capability and management skills to lead our R&D group.