Steve Surfaro brings over 30 years of security industry experience to his role as Axis Communications industry liaison. Among the leadership positions he currently holds are chairman of the ASIS Security Applied Sciences Council and Standards Team Leader for the DHS S+T Video Quality in Public Safety Group.
A subject matter expert in physical and cyber security solutions, Steve has expanded his focus to include next generation video codecs, forensic video, predictive and prescriptive analytics, data science, IoT, smart cities, security automation and UAS, UGV systems. He also educates on emerging trends and delivers an industry intelligence feed on Twitter (@stevesurf).
Steve is published in a wide range of security publications and delivers over 100 industry-accredited sessions each year. He is also author of the Digital Video Handbook, a DHS S+T publication providing guidance for law enforcement, fire and other first responders.
A recipient of the Roy N. Bordes Council Member Award of Excellence from ASIS International, Steve also received the Harry J Pfister Award from the University of South Florida, College of Engineering, in recognition of his lifetime achievement of excellence in the telecommunications industry.
He received his Bachelor of Engineering from The Cooper Union in New York City.