SOURCE: View Systems, Inc.

View Systems, Inc.

June 11, 2013 09:25 ET

View Systems Announces James "Jed" Kirkman as Business Development Advisor

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2013) - View Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VSYM), a rapidly growing provider of security products for schools, event planners, banks and government institutions, announced today that James "Jed" Kirkman has been retained by View Systems to assist with our business development, government sales and View's acquisition efforts.

Mr. Jed Kirkman retired in 2008 from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) after 30 years of distinguished service. Mr. Kirkman served in many senior positions at the CIA including Chief of Protective Programs Group (National Clandestine Service's Senior Representative to the FBI's Counterintelligence Division), Deputy Group Chief of the Counterespionage Group, and Division Chief for processing security clearances and sensitive compartmented information access.

Mr. Kirkman started his career as a United States Marine. His CV includes completion of the Senior Executive Fellows Program at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and the Executive Leadership Program at the Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. He holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the C.W. Post College of Long Island University.

Mr. Kirkman received the CIA's Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal (DCIM), the Intelligence Commendation Medal and the Medal of Valor and Policeman of the Year from the State of New York.

Mr. Gunther Than, CEO of View Systems, stated, "We are very excited that Mr. Kirkman chose View and is joining our Business Development staff. His exemplary career and distinguished record at the CIA and inside knowledge and contacts of the nation's security industry will certainly expand upon our existing market. Jed's assistance in reaching the federal security market is invaluable."

About View Systems: View Systems, Inc. manufactures and installs weapons detection identification systems, video management platforms and tele-data communication networks targeted towards correctional facilities, schools, courthouses, government agencies, event and sports venues, and commercial businesses. More information can be found at

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