ICT appoints James Ensten as VP of Sales for the US
07.06.2023 - ICT is pleased to announce the appointment of James Ensten as the Vice President of Sales, USA. With over 30 years of experience in the industry and a proven track record in strengthening global wholesale and reseller channels, James brings a wealth of expertise and strategic leadership to the ICT team.
Having held key positions within prominent organizations, James has a keen ability to drive growth and develop successful channel strategies.
James achieved 10x sales growth in 4 years at Rhombus Systems, where he worked as a Strategic Advisor and VP of Channel Sales, as well as 16x revenue growth over 3 years at Meraki, supporting the $1 billion Cisco acquisition. He was also a co-founder of 4Sure.com, a pioneering online reseller acquired by Office Depot.
"I am thrilled to join ICT as the Vice President of Sales, USA. The team at ICT has done an exceptional job establishing the company as a global leader in unified access control and intrusion detection solutions," says James Ensten. "I look forward to leveraging my experience and working closely with our partners to build a world-class channel-centric sales organization, driving growth and delivering outstanding solutions to our customers."
As James assumes his role, ICT anticipates significant advancements in channel development and expansion of market reach across the United States. His deep industry knowledge, leadership skills, and strategic vision will undoubtedly contribute to the continued success of the company.
Commenting on the appointment, Damon Standish, President of ICT USA says, “With his extensive background in the industry, James brings a unique perspective and deep understanding of the security market to this newly created role. We’re excited to welcome James to our talented team as we accelerate our market expansion.”
To keep things in balance, James embraces the ‘slow life’ outside of work. He currently tends to nearly two dozen different vegetables and fruits in his garden near Sacramento, California, enjoys cooking meals from scratch for family and friends, and looks forward to his weekly 10km trek around the neighborhood while listening to classic house and trance EDM DJs. According to James, ‘a full life is a life well-lived’.