About OnSSI

On-Net Surveillance Systems’ (OnSSI) award-winning IP-based surveillance software, Ocularis, addresses complex, multi-server installations, as well as single installations. The flexibility and functionality of Ocularis suits a range of applications in education, gaming,

government, healthcare, manufacturing, public safety, transportation, and utilities. With a company mission to increase security, reduce operating costs, and get operators closer to prevention, OnSSI is raising safety standards around the globe.

“OnSSI is ahead of every other open-platform IP video management system provider.”

2011, “The Americas Market for CCTV and Video Surveillance Equipment,” IHS Research.

OnSSI was founded in 2002 with the goal of developing comprehensive and intelligent IP video surveillance management software. By applying the same principles of voice-over IP to transfer huge amounts of data over IP lines, OnSSI had a hand in revolutionizing video delivery. With its worldwide headquarters in Pearl River, New York and its European headquarters in Bruchsal, Germany, plus representation in over 100 countries around the globe, OnSSI is committed to powering your surveillance system so you can truly stay one step ahead.

Management Team


Steve Shine
CEO & President

Steve is CEO and President of Qognify which he joined in 2018. Prior to Qognify, Steve was CEO at Actian Corporation from 2011-2016 where he led a program of sustained organic and acquisition growth to position the company as a leading innovator in big data management and analytics and cloud integration. Prior to Actian, Steve was with Sybase as senior vice president and general manager for EMEA, overseeing all operational, sales, financial and human resources in the region. Prior to Sybase, Steve was at Canadian-based Geac Computer Corporation for ten years, helping to successfully turn around two major global divisions for the ERP firm. Steve holds a B.Sc. in Physics from Manchester University and lives in London with his partner and two children.

Kenneth LaMarca
VP of Sales & Marketing

Ken LaMarca is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at On-Net Surveillance Systems. Mr. LaMarca has been in this role since May 2013 and is responsible for leading the strategic development and execution of the company's sales, marketing and operations initiatives. Mr. LaMarca has more than 25 years of industry experience and was formerly at Sony Electronics where he held Vice President/General Manager positions in the Security Systems Division and also the Visual Imaging Division.

Mr. LaMarca is a security industry expert, and is proficient in creating, building and managing successful businesses in this field. He is proficient in networking and/or analog product portfolios, and specializes in industry associations, acquisitions, mergers and building new businesses.

Brandi Gil
Director of Marketing

As Director of Marketing, Brandi Gil provides staff leadership and strategic direction on all marketing and communications activities.

Ms. Gil was Segment Marketing Manager at Sony and as Director of Marketing at Panasonic Corporation, earned such accolades as the NJ Executive Achiever’s Award and Business Marketing Association’s Impact Award, as well as several Telly awards. Prior to this, she developed acclaimed campaigns for such clients as Christie’s Auction House, Lexmark, GE Capital, and Revlon at agencies including FCB, Ammirati Puris Lintas, Ogilvy & Mather, and Razorfish.

She holds a B.A. in Journalism, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from Fairleigh Dickinson University with an M.A. in Media & Professional Communications.

Ary Shaked
Director of Customer Services

Ary Shaked serves as OnSSI’s Director of Customer Services. In this role, he oversees the Technical Support department as well as the OnSSI Global Professional Services organization.

Mr. Shaked has over 25 years of customer support and project management experience in the technology industry. Prior to joining OnSSI, he served as Senior Director of Customer Support NA at Comverse Technology Inc. where he developed a world class service department and was also a Senior Project Manager for tier one telecoms.

Mr. Shaked holds a BSc EE from Fairleigh Dickinson University as well as PMP certification.

Diane Jecker
Director of Training & Technical Writing

As Director of Training & Technical Writing, Diane Jecker leads OnSSI in educating our customers about the Ocularis product suite. She was instrumental in developing the Ocularis Boot Camp program for our dealers and standardizing the OnSSI dealer certification program. She participates in developing videos for OnSSI’s Video Center and Operator Training and introduces new features to our user population through frequent webinars.

Ms. Jecker holds a B.S. from Montclair State University.