Tyco Security Products’ Anita Santos Featured Presenter at the Massachusetts Conference for Women

WESTFORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tyco Security Products announced today that for the second year it will
sponsor and actively participate in the Massachusetts
Conference for Women
on December 10, 2015 in Boston. The event
features nationally recognized speakers and provides workshops and
seminars to professional women on a variety of topics.

The 11th Annual Massachusetts Conference for Women will be held at the
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The one-day conference covers a
variety of topics on entrepreneurship, professional development and how
to balance one’s professional and personal life. This year’s keynote
speaker includes Shonda Rhimes, writer, executive producer and creator
of the hit television shows “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal.”

Security Products’
Anita Santos will serve as a panelist for a
presentation titled, “The Courage to Innovate: Unlocking the Skills to
Challenge Convention,” where attendees will hear about the barriers that
hold businesses back and the six secrets/skills for courageous
innovation. In addition to Santos, other panelists include Melody Lee,
director, brand strategy and planning, Cadillac, and Kathrin
Schoenborn-Sobolewski, vice president global clinical operations, Merck
kGaA. The moderator is Cindy Solomon, author of Creating a Culture of

“I’m excited to once again be part of the Massachusetts Conference for
Women and serving as a panelist presenter,” said Santos. “This event,
through seminars, career building and networking opportunities, plays an
important role in supporting the complete development of women in their
professional and personal lives, which I am very passionate about
fostering at Tyco.”

Santos has more than 18 years of business-to-business marketing and
sales experience, with a history of success in new product development,
positioning strategies and channel management. As vice president
of marketing for Tyco Security Products, she leads the company’s
business and marketing strategy development for its video security,
access control, location-based security and intrusion security
solutions. She manages product management teams, oversees channel
marketing activities and coordinates marketing campaigns, promotions and
branding. Santos’ previous experience includes 12 years of executive
leadership in the science, technology and research industries with two
high profile multi-billion dollar companies. She brings
her technology and science background and years of global business
experience to the conference panel.

In addition to her vice president role, Santos is passionate about
supporting startup organizations. She is an SEC accredited investor and
owner of Ascend Investments LLC, an angel investment firm. She is an
advisory member of Astia Angels, an organization providing women
start-ups with access to capital, and a Pipeline Fellow. Santos earned a
B.S. in business administration in marketing and finance from Merrimack
College, and an M.B.A. from Suffolk University.

Tyco Security Products will also exhibit at the Massachusetts Conference
for Women and share its booth with Budget Buddies, a non-profit
organization based in Chelmsford, Mass., which offers financial
mentoring for low-income women. Budget Buddies, an organization
supported by Massachusetts Representative Thomas A. Golden, Jr., who was
emcee at its annual fundraiser, is also supported by Tyco Security
Products through the Tyco Cares program. The Tyco Cares program focuses
on social responsibility and community service.

More than 8,000 women from around the world are expected to attend the
conference. The event includes an exhibit area, a Career Pavilion for
employment seekers, a Health & Wellness Pavilion, and a Young Women’s
Program for high school juniors and seniors.

For more information on the 11th Annual Massachusetts
Conference for Women, please visit www.maconferenceforwomen.org.

For more information on Budget Buddies visit www.budgetbuddies.org.

About Tyco Security Products
Security Products
and its leading brands conducts business in
over 177 countries around the world, in multiple languages and employs
over 2,800 employees globally, including research and development,
marketing, manufacturing, sales, service and logistics teams in the
Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific. Our
products, built by developers from all product disciplines, consistently
allow customers to see more, do more, and save more across multiple
industries and segments including healthcare, government,
transportation, finance, retail, commercial and residential.
Tyco Security Products helps protect 42% of Fortune 500 companies,
transportation systems on five continents, 37% of the world’s top 100
retailers, over two million commercial enterprises, thousands of
students in more than 900 educational facilities, and over five million
private residences.

For more information on Tyco Security Products, please visit www.tycosecurityproducts.com.


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