IPVM Editorial Staff

By: IPVM Team, Published on Aug 01, 2020

IPVM has the largest and most experienced editorial team covering video surveillance finally.

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Ethan Ace leads video surveillance testing at IPVM, including IPVM's world-leading camera shootouts, fever detection, video analytics, and more. Previously, Ace was Director of Sales Engineering for a security integrator and installed low voltage systems throughout North America.

Isabella Cheng does China reporting at IPVM, focusing on investigative reports about the role of China manufacturers and PRC entities in the global market for video surveillance. Isabella graduated from Yale University in 2020.

Robert Wren Gordon does business reporting at IPVM, focusing on Latin America. Gordon is a polyglot who speaks 8 languages and graduated from Columbia University.

John Honovich founded IPVM in 2008. As the editor-in-chief, John oversees IPVM's reporting, with more than a decade of experience exposing unethical activities, underperforming products, and major trends within the industry. Previously, Honovich ran product management for a video analytics startup, general management at a security integrator, and graduated from Dartmouth College.

Robert Kilpatrick does testing, reporting on camera analytics, fever-detection cameras, and other camera capabilities. Kilpatrick has an Associate's Degree from Lincoln Tech.

Sean Patton leads video management reporting at IPVM, analyzing and testing products to determine which are best and worst at various capabilities, and what companies are emerging. Previously, Patton designed systems as a security integrator, and graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Brian Rhodes leads access control reporting at IPVM, analyzing and testing products to determine which are best and worst at various capabilities, and what companies are emerging. Previously, Rhodes managed engineering at a security integrator and graduated from Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

Charles Rollet leads global news reporting at IPVM, where his reporting on China video surveillance has uncovered major ethical and human rights issues, and is widely cited around the world. Rollet has a Masters Degree in journalism from NYU, and an undergraduate from Northwestern University.

Zach Segal does technology reporting at IPVM, focusing on complex analysis, emerging technology, and testing. Zach graduated from Dartmouth College in 2020.

Joey Walter does business analysis at IPVM, reporting on emerging trends and major companies within the industry. Previously, Walter worked at CapGemini, graduated from Cornell University in 2018, and was a 2-time high school state debate champion.

Derek Ward does video surveillance camera testing and reporting at IPVM, determining how well cameras work and where they do not. Previously, Ward was a security integrator and graduated from Penn State University.

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