Sentry Interactive welcomes a new Vice President of Business Development, Paul Kluttz

Sentry Interactive, an innovator of reader-less NFC mobile access and front desk experience technology, are excited to announce our new Vice President of Business Development, Paul Kluttz. With over 45 years of experience and leadership in the security industry, including roles with renowned global security and access control integrators and OEM manufacturers, such as ADT, the Security Technologies Group, Pelco and HID Global, Kluttz brings with him a wealth of industry expertise and knowledge to the Sentry Interactive team.

Throughout his extensive career, Kluttz has demonstrated a unique capacity for driving growth and fostering strategic partnerships. Most notably, he served as the North America Vice President in Channel Sales at HID Global for over a decade, where he played a pivotal role leading and managing a team that supported installing dealers, national and global accounts, and consulting relations. Kluttz’s time at HID Global saw him driving initiatives related to new technology adoption and channel development, further cementing his reputation as a visionary leader in the field.

In addition to his corporate roles, Kluttz has also made significant contributions as an independent management, product, and channel consultant. Specializing in guiding organizations through the intricacies of new security technology adoption and business development, he has helped numerous companies navigate industry trends and capitalize on emerging opportunities. Paul’s interest in the latest disruptive technologies drove his interest in Sentry Interactive’s proposition. When introduced to Sentry’s reader-less approach to mobile access, it was like no other he had seen in his career in the sector,  becoming a technology he couldn’t miss out on. 

“I’m thrilled to be joining Sentry Interactive and to start educating the team on my experiences within the industry and identify opportunities that the Sentry Mobile Access solution can address”. Paul Kluttz continues, “Sentry Interactive redefines the KISS method by keeping it simple and secure, Sentry’s access control solution is like no other I have seen over my years in the industry. Sentry Interactive have reversed 45+ years of reader upgrades to create a powerful mobile solution using passive NFC without reader rip and replacements or Wallet applications.”

In his new role Kluttz will be instrumental in shaping Sentry Interactive’s growth strategy through his relationships in the industry to form strategic partnerships, and identify opportunities for expansion in both domestic and international markets.

“We’re very excited to have Paul onboard to bring his wealth of knowledge of the access control and security industry to the wider team”  said Denis Hébert, the CEO and Chairman of Sentry Interactive. “Leveraging the experience and relationships Paul has acquired over his career in the access control sector alongside his excitement of new emerging disruptive technologies, he will be a great advocate for our cutting-edge reader-less mobile access solution.” 

Paul Kluttz’s appointment as Vice President of Business Development highlights Sentry Interactive’s commitment to excellence and strategic growth. With his extensive experience and visionary leadership, Kluttz is poised to drive Sentry’s solutions to new heights.

William Bainborough

Board of Directors

William is an experienced British entrepreneur, founder, and accomplished board executive and advisor for a number of businesses. He is the CEO and co-founder of Doordeck, the world’s only true cloud-based access control aggregator. He is also the managing director and founder of Group Secure, a leader in providing security, CCTV, and access control solutions, products, and installation for high-net-worth individuals in the UK. 

William established his first business at just seventeen and brings 20-plus years of in-depth experience and industry knowledge. He has a proven track record for building businesses from the ground up—and then leading them to profitability and a successful exit across a myriad of sectors including hospitality, retail, security, telecommunications, and e-commerce. William’s leadership, vision, and experience in creating cutting-edge SaaS-based technology platforms will prove invaluable for Sentry Interactive moving forward.

Denis Hébert

Denis Hébert


Hébert began his career at Honeywell International where he held several leadership positions including Managing Director for the Automation and Controls business in France and eventually President of the NexWatch Corporation from 1999-2002. Hébert led HID Global as President & CEO over a transformative 12-year period from 2002-2015, where he provided strategic guidance and grew the business tenfold through a mix of strong organic and acquisitive growth. Most recently, Hébert was President of Feenics Corporation which is a cloud-based access control company that was successfully sold to ACRE LLC at the end of 2021. Hébert also served on the Board of Directors for the Security Industry Association (SIA) from 2009-2020 and was nominated to be Chairman of the Board for SIA from 2016-2018. He is currently Chairman of the Board for Nightingale Security based in Newark, CA.

Stephen Taylor Matthews

Board of Directors
Stephen is a very accomplished attorney, member of the Texas State Bar, licensed commercial real estate broker, and an avid philanthropist. He is an experienced executive board member, serving in leadership positions for more than 20 community councils and corporate boards—ranging from Boy Scouts of America to the ABBA Business Leaders Council, and most recently the American Bank BOD, the Real Estate Council of Austin, and the Marbridge Foundation BOT. With more than 35 years experience, Stephen and his firm, Barrond & Adler, L.L.P. are devoted to eminent domain cases in Texas.

Jon Davis

Board of Directors

Mr. Davis is an Experienced corporate board member, having served on boards of public, private equity-backed, and venture-backed companies. Jon possesses deep industry expertise in dairy, food processing, food technology and manufacturing, and food, beverage, and entertainment services. 

During Jon’s tenure of 25 plus years, he’s led operations, research and development, and mergers and acquisitions. He’s served as CEO and has been the founder and active board member for many successful enterprises—from startups to billion-dollar corporations. While COO and CEO of Davisco Foods International, Jon built a state-of-the-art cheese plant which was awarded the United States Dairy processing plant of the year in 2005 by Dairy Foods magazine. Currently, Jon is active with several non-dairy projects, including investments in local real estate, the Wayzata Brewworks, and his latest venture the new CōV restaurant in Edina’s Galleria.

Joe Caldwell

Founder and Chairman of the Board

Joe is an American entrepreneur, investor, and accomplished executive. He has co-founded, founded, and led many successful businesses, including US Internet, a leading fiber internet service provider, Securence, a leading provider of email filtering software, and Ravon, an industry-leading digital voice communications service. 

It was Joe’s venture, Municipal Parking Services (MPS), that inspired him in 2020 to start Sentry Interactive, an advanced touchless and staffless detection platform.

Caldwell currently serves as CEO and Chairman of the Board for Municipal Parking Services (MPS), a global tech company based in Austin, TX responsible for inventing and patenting technologies that assist in parking and security enforcement.

Joe was named one of Minnesota’s 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders for the past two years—and is a seasoned corporate board member. He’s served on boards of public, private equity-backed, and venture-backed companies—and has deep industry expertise in all aspects of digital technology.

Jason Bohrer

Jason Bohrer

Board of Directors

Jason Bohrer is one of the visionaries behind our mission to bring people back together safely and securely, in any environment, through Sentry’s advanced digital communications and detection platform. With over two decades of senior leadership experience, Jason’s track record of success spans across sales, operations, product innovation, strategy, and technology for domestic and global companies like Bexar Technology Partners, CPI Card Group, HID Global, and Motorola, Inc. Prior to launching Sentry Interactive, Jason was actively involved with several key technology transitions across multiple industries, including the contact and contactless EMV transitions in the U.S. payments industry and the adoption of smart card and mobile technologies in the global access and identity market. Jason was an inaugural member of the University of Chicago Executive Institute and holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. He also serves as the Executive Director for two industry-leading not-for-profit organizations: the Secure Technology Alliance and the U.S. Payments Forum.
Brent Terry

Brent Terry

Chief Operating Officer
Brent Terry leads the operations and solutions organizations at Sentry. This includes all product innovation, development, and operations management. A veteran in the technology space, Brent has more than 30 years of experience across a myriad of industries, like physical security technology and building automation, SAAS, hardware and software product development, internet, digital TV, interactive TV, digital media, telecommunications, and medical products and services. Prior to Sentry, Brent has spun up successful startups and led high-performing teams for some of the biggest global, Fortune 500 companies, including ARRIS, Conerco, Motive Communications, SeaChange International, and IBM. Brent holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Louisiana. He also is the committee Chairman and Program Director for a non-profit organization responsible for the rollout of smart cards for physicians and first responders.