Parallel Technologies Invests in Physical Security Offering with Promotion of Mark Bonde to Director of Building Infrastructure Sales and Marketing

MINNEAPOLIS – January 17, 2019 – Parallel Technologies, an industry-leading reliable data center and intelligent building solutions company, has promoted Mark Bonde to the Director Building Infrastructure Sales and Marketing. An expansion of his role as Sales Manager, Bonde oversees the development of the company’s physical security offering and is responsible for all customer projects from consulting to implementation.

“Protecting people, places and property is one of the most pressing issues for organizations of all sizes,” said Parallel Technologies CEO and President, Dale Klein. “Mark understands the global security landscape and how technology can be used to reduce risk and safeguard organizations. In his new role, he will oversee expansion of our physical security offering and shape how we engage with customers to bring more value. Mark brings a lot of vision and passion to this position.”

Bonde has nearly 15 years’ experience in the physical security market. His background includes a unique understanding of both the domestic and international physical security marketplace. Since joining Parallel Technologies in 2015 as a Senior Account Executive, Bonde has helped the company’s efforts to expand its physical security capabilities while also overseeing all phases of customer projects – from consulting to design and implementation.

A sought-after speaker and contributor on a wide-range of physical security topics including video surveillance, Bonde has presented at Data Center World, Secure 360 and MASMS as well as Tedx Minneapolis. He recently presented on the topic of video surveillance at the 2018 Government IT Symposium in St. Paul, Minn. Bonde earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. He is a resident of Minneapolis.

About Parallel Technologies

An industry-leading reliable data center and intelligent building solutions company, Parallel Technologies helps clients define their needs and delivers results through superior engineering and technology. Founded in 1983, Parallel Technologies’ evolution reflects its commitment to implementing technology to advance its clients’ business. Named to the Star Tribune’s list of the “Top Workplaces in Minnesota” in 2016, 2017 and 2018, Parallel Technologies also received recognition from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal as a “Fast 50 Growing Private Companies” in 2007, 2013 and 2015. The privately-held company has 150 employees and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn. with an office in Omaha, Neb.