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Inside Access Control is the leading voice, source and platform for the physical access control industry. Inside Access Control is the platform for the industry to express and excel. A place to tell stories. Inside Access Control is inclusive to the industry and creates a respectful arena for voices to share, discuss, think, agree, and disagree.  We have a point of view, celebrate the past and believe that this industry has all the potential to be what we all collectively want it to be.  We focus on innovation, today and future tech, phase changes, societal impacts, interviews, collaboration and relatable information not only for the industry but about the industry.

Inside Access Control express itself through its website, weekly eNewsletter, podcasts & videos, reports & studies, social media and in person events to bring the internal and external players together.

Lee Odess, CEO and Founder of Inside Access Control

I've worked as an Entrepreneur and an Integrator (founded E+L+C), for a multinational billion dollar manufacturer in the lock and access control industry (Allegion), as an Executive of a start-up who pioneered the IoT/smart lock/smart physical access control industry (UniKey), and as an Executive with the first cloud based physical access control manufacturer (Brivo). I put all those years together to form a Growth Studio focused on business creation in the CRETech, proptech and smart home markets for small to large companies in the security, access control and IoT industry.

Inside Access Control was founded by Lee Odess.  Labeled as an "uber-networker" by the Washington Post, Lee Odess has nearly 20 years of experience starting, building, and leading businesses with an exceptional track record for sales growth and marketing effectiveness. Prior to starting Group337 and Good&Open IoT, Lee served as Vice President of Strategic Partnering for Allegion PLC, where he was charged with identifying significant mega-trends, technology, partners and business models that will enhance Allegion's offerings across the global organization. Lee formerly led teams at UniKey Technologies, Brivo Inc., Lutron Electronics and his own companies, Energy + Light + Control and Fresh Confections. Lee writes often on the industry and has presented at technology and security conferences around the world, including SXSW, Dreamforce, ISC West, and the International Builders Show.


More on Lee can be found at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leeodess/

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