Contributor: Fredrik Nilsson

Fredrik Nilsson

Fredrik Nilsson
General Manager
AXIS Communications

Fredrik Nilsson is the General Manager for Axis Communications with responsibility for the company’s operations in North America since 2003. During this time, he has helped the company increase its revenue more than tenfold and has been instrumental in leading the industry shift from analog closed circuit television to network video.

Mr. Nilsson serves on the SIA (Security Industry Association) Board of Directors. He is a trusted industry speaker and has spoken multiple times at leading events such as Securing New Ground, ASIS International, ISC West and Interop. Mr. Nilsson is an expert voice in top security, IT and national business publications, such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today and the Washington Post, and has made numerous television appearances, including shows such as CNN Headline News, CNBC’s “Wake Up Call” and the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends.” He authored a book, “Intelligent Network Video,” published by CRC Press.

Prior to working for Axis, Mr. Nilsson served as a product manager for ABB, a global leader in power and automation technologies.

A graduate of the Lund Institute of Technology, Mr. Nilsson holds a master's degree in electrical engineering, with follow up post-graduate studies in economics.


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