Christopher Birdsong’s 26 years of security industry experience includes 10 years of system service and installation experience, six years of operations management and 10 years of project management and system designs and execution. His systems experience includes the design, procurement and project management of card access control systems, closed circuit television systems, and digital video archival systems. He performs key roles in ongoing project supervision, coordination, specification clarifications, and becomes the security interface with the project architect and general contractor.
Mr. Birdsong works closely with clients who have data centers in the financial services industry as well as hospitals, school districts and the corporate headquarters for several consumer product companies. Most notably, he was Mr. Birdsong was instrumental in security upgrade for the Children’s Medical Center of Dallas from analog solution to digital. Mr. Birdsong was also involved in the design and execution of the hospitals access integration upgrade. He project managed and designed the security in the two new towers of the hospital, provided consulting assistance for the engagement with Digital Realty Trust (NYSE: DLR) to develop an integrated access control, alarm monitoring, digital CCTV, building management system, computerized maintenance management system and critical point monitoring system (CPMS) all seamlessly interfaced to DLR’s IT infrastructure. Guidepost Solutions is currently managing the implementation of this platform at dozens of DLR facilities domestically and in Europe.