This page contains a collection of Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®) member perspectives. Read why industry representatives support Alliance initiatives, and how OSSA objectives align with those set by our individual member companies. Use the filters to create a list of perspectives that you find relevant.

Johan Jubbega

President of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Proprietary approaches occasionally work for market leaders. They can offer closed, complete offerings that lock customers into a solution. Whilst this might work for some, we believe the overwhelming shift in direction for our category is towards open ecosystems with collaboratively developed platform solutions, where people can build on each other’s products and solutions.

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Dr. Marcus Nadenau

Senior Vice President Integrator Business Europe, Bosch Energy and Building Solutions and Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®) Board Member

In my role as President of the European Integrator Business for Bosch, I know how important the total solution is for our partners, customers and end-users. Requirements and preferences vary greatly from project to project, country to country, and along each step of the way from concept to completion.

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KiChul Kim

Executive Vice President, Head of Sales & Marketing at Hanwha Techwin Headquarters and Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®) Board Member

Much of our success as a company is based on consistently providing the best balance of product performance, quality and value. Hanwha Techwin’s global network produces a wide range of customer touchpoints, which allows us to meet and interact with diverse users throughout the world to capture unique needs near and far.

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Alex Liao

President of VIVOTEK Inc. and Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®) Board Member

VIVOTEK is committed to building an ecosystem for the IP surveillance industry, and seeks long-term collaboration and growth with all partners in our shared pursuit of a safe and secure society. This concept is aligned with OSSA’s open-minded spirit that enables the industry to focus on innovations and developments that add real value for customers and put the right framework in place to establish lasting, cooperative relationships.

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Daniel Vornefeld

Director Strategic Business Development at Bosch Building Technologies and Vice President of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

I have been heavily involved in OSSA from the beginning. I believe working with others across the aisles and borders and oceans – on something intended to canvass the globe in change – is the only way to really achieve this grand ‘shift’ we have in motion for our industry.

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Bjørn Skou Eilertsen

Chief Technology Officer of Milestone Systems and Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®) Board Member

The creation of the Alliance and support of like-minded companies that recognize market challenges creates the right conditions to drive a vision and philosophy for the safety and security industry. This vision is built upon a foundation of collaboration and openness that’s a key requirement to form far-reaching standards that stick.

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Stan Moyer

Vice President, Ecosystem Development & Collaboration at Inventures and Executive Director at the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

In my role as Vice President of Ecosystem Development & Collaboration at Inventures, I have helped launch several new alliances over the past decade. OSSA is the one I have chosen to continue to work with as I believe it is an exciting and unique endeavor. My time is well spent as Executive Director for the Alliance, and I’ve been invested in the organization since before its inception – working with the founders to structure and launch this collaboration in 2018.

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Hartmut Schaper

CEO of Azena and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Azena is a respected member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance since its inception in late 2018.

Justin Frints

Vice President Engineering OS at Azena and Testing & Certification Work Group Chair at the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Azena is a respected member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance since its inception in late 2018.

Steve Ma

Vice President of VIVOTEK’s Open Platform Business Division and Chairman of the Strategy Committee at the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

The idea behind OSSA is to build an open platform for the surveillance industry so partners can work together smoothly and in turn improve the user’s experience around security and safety measures. In the past we tried to expand businesses on our own, but in recent years our thinking evolved.

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Gijs van den Heuvel

Alliance Marketing Management at Bosch and Chairman of the Marketing Committee at the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Bosch Building Technologies is a founding member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance. The Alliance was founded in late 2018.

Jonny Wu

Vice President at Ability Enterprise Co. Ltd and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

As one of the early participating members of OSSA, we recognize the value of open frameworks pursued by the Alliance and commit to the continuous evolution of our cameras. As an organization, we are dedicated to state-of-the-art AI engines for easier, safer and quicker application deployment feasibility.

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Hans Busch

Manager Application Software at Bosch and Architecture Review Work Group Chair at the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Bosch Building Technologies is a founding member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance. The Alliance was founded in late 2018.

Alice Chang

Chief Sales Officer of PROMISE Technology and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

The pandemic has brought into focus the necessity for security and video surveillance amid the “new norm” – be it for tracking close contacts, containing new clusters and mutations, or for managing vaccine passports. In tandem with this increased digitization, many surveillance vendors are offering products that cater to governments and property developers determined to speed up the pace or reactivate pending smart city projects as economies recover.

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Patrick Cheng

Director, Head of Surveillance Automation Solutions Business Division at Delta Group and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Delta Electronics, Inc. is a respected member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance since 2019.

Markus Wierny

General Manager and Product Management Director at Bosch and Cyber Security Work Group Chair at the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Bosch Building Technologies is a founding member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance. The Alliance was formed in late 2018.

Doug Cheung

Senior Product Line Manager at NETGEAR Business, Wireless Products and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

NETGEAR, Inc. is a respected member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance since 2019.

Jiyoung Kim

Global Marketing Team Leader at Hanwha Techwin and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Hanwha Techwin is a founding member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance. The Alliance was founded in late 2018.

Sebastian Delgado

Director, Global Product Management at STANLEY Security
and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®) Strategy Committee

As an integrator, we have to deal with the complexities that exist around integrating different technologies from different companies while seeking to provide simplicity for our customers.

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Charlie Erickson

CTO of STANLEY Security and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

STANLEY Security Solutions Ltd is a respected member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance since 2019.

José Daniel García Espinel

Global Innovation Director at Prosegur and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Prosegur is a respected member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance since joining in 2020.

Christian G. Frey

Senior Manager Industry Affairs at Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Beyond Video Surveillance Work Group Chair at the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

At Siemens, we deliver integrated safety and security solutions designed around our customers' businesses – taking what's most important to them and transforming their buildings into perfect places for the people who use them.

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Seokjoong Kim

Co-CEO of VTouch and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

VTouch is a respected member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance since 2021.

Sheldon Gabriel

Founder/CTO of Ai-tronics Systems LLC and Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®) App Developer Council Member

Ai-tronics System LLC is a respected member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance App Developer Council since 2021.

Dr. Barry Norton

Vice President of Research at Milestone Systems and Technical Task Force Leader, Data API at the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Milestone Systems is a founding member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance. The Alliance was founded in late 2018.

Barry Massey

Vice President at Noema and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

As one of the software product companies involved in the Alliance, we contribute an important perspective by being able to highlight some of the benefits and challenges related to delivering solutions using different device platforms. The Noema team brings many years of software application development experience in computer vision and IoT to OSSA’s efforts, and this background helps uniquely shape the Alliance’s targeted deliverables.

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Subhi Irshed

Executive Business & Strategy Manager at Milestone Systems and Vice Chair of the Strategy Committee at the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Milestone Systems is a founding member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance. The Alliance was founded in late 2018.

Fabrizio Ferrari

CEO at Aitek S.p.A. and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

As security is one of OSSA’s cornerstones, being a member of the Alliance makes perfect sense for our organization. Cybersecurity is a key consideration in every project we pursue. Following the security-by-design approach, Aitek solutions are conceived to be inherently cyber secure.

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Troels Munck

Senior Technology Business Development Manager at Milestone Systems and Data API Work Group Chair at the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Standards have to be pursued in collaboration, otherwise they will not be accepted as working standards and adopted on a large scale. You must have input and buy-in from industry stakeholders. You want to collect different views and insights from participants across the playing field. The willingness to gather the best skilled people to pour knowledge and commitment into the same objective is what helps stand up the best standards.

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PC Tseng

General Manager, Intelligent Multimedia Business Unit at MediaTek Inc. and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

MediaTek is a respected member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance since 2020.

David Needham

Director of Technology at WESCO/Anixter, Inc. and Representative of the Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA®)

Anixter, Inc. is a respected member of the Open Security & Safety Alliance since its inception in late 2018.