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Mark Borto

Mark Borto has been the President and CEO of Boon Edam Inc. since 2010 and is the second executive to lead the Americas subsidiary of Boon Edam since the company’s acquisition of Tomsed in 2005. Mark is a veteran of the security industry with 24 years of experience working with entrance solutions in a variety of sales and management capacities.


Recent Blogs

Introducing our S.T.A.R.T.S.S. Blog Series – Helping You Win the Long Game with Security Entrances

Welcome to our S.T.A.R.T.S.S.® blog series! We have decided to create a series dedicated to helping customers choose the best security entrances to meet long-term security and organizational needs and avoid costly mistakes.

Over the next several months, we will write about the eight key factors to consider, and provide details about each to guide you in your decisions. These eight factors are the building blocks of the Boon Edam S.T.A.R.T.S.S. Decision Methodology, which we use every day when helping customers choose and install the security entrances that will best meet their needs, support their objectives, and deliver maximum ROI.

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Physical Security Snapshot: Who Are the Winners & Losers in 2018?

It is important to reflect on the past in order to have success in the future. What contributed to our successes? Where do we have room for improvement? Our CEO Mark Borto sat down to discuss the state of the physical security market in 2017, trends for the new year, and how to come out on top in 2018 and beyond.

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[Interview] Security Trends: Campus Challenges, Manpower Importance, & Measuring ROI

We recently sat down with Boon Edam's CEO, Mark Borto. Mark has more than 30 years in the entrance market, and he spends many weeks during the year on the road, listening to customers and installers, and keeping up to date on trends and where the market is headed. Here are some hot topics we put to Mark for his thoughts.

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[Interview] Demand for Physical Security Products Increasing Globally

With the increasing threat of terrorism, active shooters and workplace violence, the physical security market is expected to reach $11.09 billion by 2020, increasing 11.3% from 2014. We spoke to our CEO, Mark Borto, and asked him how this growth in the market has impacted Boon Edam’s operations, and how he expects the company to grow to keep up with demand.

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Physical Security Planning: What's Your Active Shooter Response?

At any given security tradeshow, around 80% of the exhibits focus on video surveillance and access control products. Every year, technology improvements make surveillance more accurate at identification and access control more integrated with other building technologies. Yet despite continued technology improvements, we see time and again security breaches in which these systems are not enough.

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