Clare Controls has hired Joel Rieger and David Drab and as senior level product managers.
Rieger brings more than 18 years of proven experience in product management to Clare, with expertise sharpened across positions with prominent security firms including GE Security and ADT. During his most recent position at ADT, Rieger developed non-pulse video, access control, and intercom systems. His extensive background in product management, and marketing/business development will assist in his role leading Clare’s Select products portfolio, which includes IP video surveillance, HD media distribution, and multi-room / surround audio amplification products.
“I am very pleased to join the Clare team,” Rieger stated. “I am especially impressed with Clare’s top talent, strong value proposition, and focused execution.”
Drab has nearly three decades of experience developing cutting-edge telecommunication and Internet products. As senior product marketing manager at Cisco Systems, he defined the concept for and led the development of the Cisco IP Managed Services Gateway, the basis of AT&T’s Digital Life panel. Drab will be responsible for Clare’s automation products portfolio, including its growing family of CLIQ controllers.
“The easy-to-use ClareHome intelligent automation solution is uniquely positioned to delight customers,” Drab stated. “Clare is offering the mainstream market a combination of lifestyle applications for security, convenience, and entertainment that is not available from any other company. And that,” he concluded, “is truly exciting.”