ESA Leadership Summit Announces Ted Powell as Tuesday Keynote Speaker

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Session Content Features How to Adapt for Growth in Changing Times

Ted Powell, an expert leadership and organizational consultant, will share his wisdom with 2014 ESA Leadership Summit attendees during theTuesday Morning General Session.

The speaker line-up for the Leadership Summit is really strong and will give our attendees actionable plans to follow when they return home.

The Electronic Security Association (ESA) is pleased to announce that Ted Powell will headline the Tuesday morning general session at the ESA Leadership Summit, January 19 – 23, in Orlando, Fla. 

Powell, an expert consultant and facilitator with more than 18 years of experience conducting high-impact leadership seminars, will focus on how businesses can adapt to the changing times and position their teams for growth. During the session, he will share his effective change management techniques. In addition, attendees will be provided with a copy of his proprietary ‘change curve’ model, along with a step-by-step process for using the model to formulate agreements on how the team will most effectively embrace and drive change. 

The Tuesday Morning Breakfast General Session is sponsored by Altronix and will allow attendees to spend valuable time with all Summit sponsors at their tables as well as during the vendor showcase portion of the breakfast. “The speaker line-up for the Leadership Summit is really strong and will give our attendees actionable plans to follow when they return home,” said ESA President John Knox. “I’m looking forward to hearing what they have to say and participating in these sessions.”

Following the general session, Powell will lead a second session from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. delving more deeply into creating a change management plan. In this interactive session, participants will have the opportunity to talk about their challenges and be given key takeaways to help them overcome these challenges.

The 2014 ESA Leadership Summit will be headquartered at the Rosen Centre Hotel. It is formatted to appeal to security industry professionals who want their businesses to thrive, not just survive. Accordingly, the Summit will feature a robust speaker and seminar line-up to give attendees actionable and applicable takeaways that they can immediately implement. The event is sponsored by Interlogix, Honeywell, Axis Communications, Telguard, Tri-Ed Distribution, ADI, Altronix, Security America Risk Retention Group, 2GIG Technologies,, GEM Electronics, Linear, Micro Key Solutions, OpenEye and OPTEX. 

For information about the 2014 ESA Leadership Summit, go to or call Melissa Unger at 972-807-6807. For Leadership Summit sponsorship opportunities, please call contact Shannon Murphy at Shannon.Murphy(at)ESAweb(dot)org or call her at 972-807-6835.


Established in 1948, the Electronic Security Association (ESA) is the largest trade association representing the electronic life safety and security industry. Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. In cooperation with an alliance of chapter associations, ESA provides technical and management training, government advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools, and services that members use to grow their businesses and prosper. ESA may be reached at (888) 447-1689 or on the Web at

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