John Von Thaden
vice president/general manager, Federal Signal
John Von Thaden is the vice president/general manager for Alerting & Notification Systems, a unit of Federal Signal Safety and Security Group. He joined Federal Signal in 1998 as product manager for outdoor warning systems and has held positions in marketing, sales and advanced solution development during his 13-year tenure with the company. In his current role, Von Thaden has worldwide responsibility for alerting and notification solutions for government, health care and industrial markets. He holds a Master of Business Administration from Olivet Nazarene University and a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Valparaiso University.