Charlotte’s Iverify names Fanella new CEO


24 April 2017 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Iverify recently appointed James Fanella as its new CEO. Fanella brings more than 30 years of expertise in the high technology industry with a particular focus on driving innovation to profitably grow companies.

Iverify is the leading provider of comprehensive life-safety and property protection solutions for commercial clients throughout North America. It delivers products and services that improve each customer’s profitability and increases security across their entire risk spectrum. Key solutions include interactive video, intrusion alarm, fire, closed circuit television and access control. Iverify’s core competencies are system design, installation, service and remote monitoring for multisite commercial properties, consume retail, high-end residential, property management and automotive.

"Iverify is known in the industry for providing its clients with the optimal level of security coupled with unparalleled service and support,” said Fanella. “I look forward to driving additional innovation and partnerships that will further strengthen our market leadership."

Fanella’s area of expertise includes professional services consulting, sales optimization, process improvements and executive management. He has a strong knowledge of how to optimize the use of innovation that includes new advisory services, application modernization and infrastructure.

He was previously the vice president and general manager of workload and cloud practice at Hewlett-Packard Co., where he was responsible for driving revenues of more than $2 billion. Prior to Hewlett-Packard Co., Fanella’s positions included senior vice president of Yahoo!, CEO of MEEZA, CEO of StrataScale, managing partner of global financial services for Unisys and president of AppNet.

“We’re excited that Jim is joining Iverify to lead our technology-enhanced growth,” said Eli Boufis, Iverify board chairman. “We appreciate the leadership of Steve Campeau and wish him our best as he seeks other opportunities in the industry.”


Iverify was founded in 2002 and is the leading provider of comprehensive life-safety and property protection solutions for commercial clients throughout North America. It specializes in the design, installation and service of fully integrated video monitoring systems for national account customers, as well as other video services, intrusion and access control. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, with locations in Chanhassen, Minnesota and Markham, Ontario, Iverify integrates technology, security experience, professionalism and efficiency to deliver the solutions customers need: greater security and greater opportunities for profitability, all at a lower cost. For more information, visit

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