Systems Design Manager
Integrated Fire and Safety
Mr. Oplinger has been active in the security industry for over 25 years. He currently holds the position of Systems Design Manager for a mid-sized integrator in Florida, a position which he has held for the past 10 years. Mr. Oplinger is a member of both The Security Industry Association (SIA), and ASIS International, and has been a member of the ASIS Physical Security Council for the past 16 years. He currently holds the position of Chairman for the ASIS Physical Security Council. Mr. Oplinger was instrumental in the writing of the
Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM) Book of Knowledge and corresponding workshop, which he teaches for SIA. He sits on numerous committees within the security industry concentrating on security standards and methodologies.
James M. Marcella, PSP
Director, Technical Services
James Marcella is the Director of Technical Services for Axis Communications. In this role he oversees technical support, industry associations for North American operations, and business development of the K-12 and higher education market segment.
Mr. Marcella joined Axis in 1996 as a business development manager for the company's North American Application Developer Partner program. He was responsible for finding best-of-breed software developers to create applications specifically for Axis' network video products. He was instrumental in the development of the Axis Academy educational program and managed the educational services department until 2013.
Mr. Marcella is a board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP).