Elliot Cohen Joins ADT To Lead Business Development

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Former  TripAdvisor Executive and Citymaps Founder To Focus on Driving Business  Expansion and Strategic Partnerships

BOCA RATON, Fl., April 1, 2019 – ADT (NYSE: ADT), a leading provider of  monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in  the United States and Canada, today announced the appointment of Elliot Cohen in  the newly created role of Senior Vice President of Business Development, effective  immediately.

Cohen  brings more than 20 years of experience in technology, real estate and venture  capital. In 2011, he founded Citymaps, a leading global B2C and B2B mapping  application, which was acquired by TripAdvisor in 2016. Subsequent to the sale  of Citymaps, he joined TripAdvisor as vice president, consumer product and  general manager of Citymaps. In addition, Cohen is an active Board Advisor and angel investor  to a number of technology firms. Cohen is a graduate of Cornell University  where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning and received his MBA in  Real Estate and Finance from Columbia Business School. 

“We  are excited to welcome Elliot to the ADT team as we continue to drive  innovation and further develop strategic alliances to deliver peace of mind and  protection to our customers,” said Jim DeVries, ADT Chief Executive Officer. “Elliot’s  track record of shepherding new and innovative customer-facing services, digital  initiatives and partnerships position him well to support ADT’s continued  growth and transformation. As an executive leader at our company, he will help advance  new revenue sources and segments within, and outside, of our traditional  security footprint. We look forward to continuing  to build on our successful performance to position ADT for emerging opportunities  and value-enhancing growth.”

“I  am honored to be joining ADT at this exciting moment in the Company’s  development,” said Cohen. “ADT’s position as a leader in the security space,  coupled with the impressive leadership team Jim has assembled, make this a  tremendous opportunity. I look forward to working with the ADT team to bring  the best security and protection to our customers.”

Over  the past year, ADT has maintained a robust pace of product and service  innovation, including the expanded relationship with Amazon, the national launch in March 2019  of ADT Command and Control, the Company’s next generation home security  automation system. In 2018, ADT introduced ADT Go, an easy-to-use mobile app to  connect and protect families, and announced a partnership with West Corporation  to enhance emergency response.

About ADT
ADT is a  leading provider of monitored security and interactive home and business  automation solutions in the United States and Canada. Making security more  accessible than ever before, and backed by 24/7 customer support, ADT is  committed to providing superior customer service with a focus on speed and  quality of responsiveness, helping customers feel safer and empowered. ADT is  headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida and employs approximately 19,000 people  throughout North America.

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