Austin, Texas–August8, 2018–goLock Technology, Inc. announced today the appointment of Ben Sihota, CEO of Trikona Partners in Palo Alto, as an Advisor to the company. As a Silicon Valley-based business leader, Sihota also brings three decades of experience in Industrial, Security, and Consumer segments in all major geographic markets. His most recent assignment was as Senior Vice President-Corporate for Stanley Black and Decker, a diversified industrial S&P 500 company with $13 billion in revenues. He was also a member of the Corporate Operating Committee and served as the President of the Asia-Pacific region of the Black and Decker Corporation in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Japan.
“Ben is well-known for his business acumen and vision. We couldn’t be more pleased to have someone like him to help bring goLock’s electronic locking system to a wider market,” said Steve Jones, Founder and President of goLock. “When we found out Ben is an outdoor enthusiast himself and brings this strong business background, we had no doubt he’d be a great asset to the Company.”
As CEO of Trikona Partners, he specializes in identifying investment opportunities in the US, as well as in emerging markets. Through his business advisory services, he works closely with the Start-Ups and SMEs his firm believes in, taking a hands-on approach to guide them to sustainable growth.
“The level of planning and development that went in to goLock VENTURE™ really stands out in a practical, powerful locking system for the outdoors customer,”said Mr.Sihota.“I look forward to being part of an innovation that will revolutionize the outdoor security market. goLock will protect not only outdoor gear and equipment but is also a perfect fit for markets including commercial and industrial, bringing a whole new way of protection of valuable assets beyond the four walls.”
About goLock Technology, Inc.
goLock Technology is an Austin-based technology company that creates smart and practicalsecurity solutions for the outdoor lifestyle. It was founded in 2015 by outdoorsman and entrepreneur, Steve Jones. The company’s product, VENTURE is the first mobile outdoor security system that utilizes both cellular and Bluetooth technology to help protect valued gear and equipment.
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