Joseph Holland


Lifesafety Power

Joe Holland is the technical voice of LifeSafety Power, bringing the culmination of more than 45 years of engineering, marketing and management experience in the security and life safety industries to LSP’s product design projects. Now retired from vice president of engineering, he continues to serve LSP as a consultant and a member of the Board of Directors. Holland’s networked power designs are created to meet and exceed the needs of the integration and end-user communities. Since the introduction of LifeSafety Power’s award-winning network-based intelligent FlexPower® Power Management System seven years ago, Holland has continued to work closely with integrators and OEM partners to increase FlexPower’s value and capability with new releases such as LSP’s Unified Power Systems- combining access and power in one wall mount or rack mount enclosure, Helix™ – redundant power management systems for mission-critical applications and Gemini™ UL-listed access and power rackmount solutions. His career spans high-level design and engineering positions in well-known industry companies. As chief engineer of Fire Control Instruments from 1976 to 1979, Joe orchestrated and oversaw the development of all FC-72 products. He co-founded AlarmSaf, Inc. in 1979, and as vice president of engineering, directed product development and manufacturing throughout his 30-year tenure. At AlarmSaf, his technical achievements mounted and included the development of several industry firsts including the Notification Appliance Circuit (NAC) for fire signaling, rack mount chassis for power supply equipment, a buss-based power distribution architecture and the industry conversion to off-line switching power supplies. Joe is a long-time member of both NFPA and IEEE associations and a 35-year contributing instructor of CEU accredited course work in the area of access and security power management. Joe defines the direction of innovation at LifeSafety Power and has been responsible for taking the concept of networked power and managed services to the forefront of the systems integration industry, essentially carving a new product category.