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Connect Emergency Response Teams With Key Building Personnel

Who Is 911INFORM

911inform is the only all-encompassing platform to help emergency response teams better manage communication and connected-building controls directly related to an emergency. Our solution provides emergency notifications to dispatch, first responders and key building personnel seconds after a 911 emergency phone call is placed within a 911inform geofenced building location. Our software is activated, through PBX phone or smartphone, and provides an emergency notification to all required parties, as well as the exact location (within 3 meters of accuracy) of the emergency event location. We then hand the connected-building controls to dispatch and emergency response teams, allowing them to use the video surveillance feeds, voice control systems and door access capabilities directly related to the emergency, ensuring that they can arrive on scene as quickly as possible and be better prepared when they do.

911INFORM Introduction

About 911INFORM

In 2015, the founder of 911inform, Ivo Allen, found inspiration for the company after watching news footage of a recent shooting. Unfortunately, this is an issue that's far too prevalent here in the US, but what really struck Ivo was the fact that many of the victims passed away from the inability of emergency first-response teams to arrive on the scene quickly enough. This was due to a variety of factors, but the core reason was the fact that these first responders didn't have the tools available to them to gain a better grasp of the emergency at hand. They had little to no transparency into the emergency and little to no direct communication with those affected by it. They would often be walking into an emergency totally blind, and in an active shooter situation, this is unacceptable. With new technological advancements in safety and security systems, Ivo knew there was a better way. He went to work on the product and after years of testing, 911inform was formally established in 2018.
Ivo Allen
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
  • Over 27 years of experience in government, county, and municipality technology with a focus on communications and networking
  • Founded Hunter Technologies in 2001 which has grown to become the premier government communications contractor in New Jersey for Avaya and Extreme
    • Hunter provides communication platforms and networking to over 130 municipalities, counties, and police organizations in New Jersey
  • Sits on the Board of Directors at iCERT (Industry Council for Emergency Response Technology)
Jody GrandPre
Chief Operating Officer
  • Over 30 years of communications, networking, and security solutions experience
  • Prior experience in leadership roles at Carousel Industries (Vice President of Sales), Strategic Products and Services (Vice President), and Imagine Technologies (President and CEO)
  • Track record of building companies, managing sales teams, establishing sales channels, and driving revenue growth
Mark J. Fletcher, ENP
Vice President of Public Safety
  • 40 years of experience working in the technology intersection of advanced communications solutions and emergency services
  • Prior experience at Nortel and Avaya while serving on major Federal committees, the Presidential NSTAC Advisory Committee for NG911 services, and as a Federally appointed advisor on multiple national committees
  • Serves as the Northeast Liaison for the NENA Institute Board and sits on the RapidSOS Technical Advisory Board
  • Listed as an Inventor on many U.S. Patents for NG911 Public Safety Call handling products
  • Has received awards from Avaya, IAUG, NG911 Institute, NENA, and Frost and Sullivan
  • Authored original Kari's Law Legislation and collaborated directly with state and federal regulators to have similar legislation enacted at the state and national levels

About The 911INFORM Team

We here at 911inform are a group dedicated to changing the public safety and security industries. We realize that never before have we had such incredible technological advancements in the public safety sector, and yet we feel as 'unsafe' as ever. The system is broken and requires a missing link. 911inform provides that missing link, tying together key safety and security advancements into one shared communication and connected-building platform. If 911 is the message, 911inform is the toolkit needed to effectively manage emergency communications and IOT building capabilities. We envision our product being used in every school, government-building, hotel, resort, and mall in America to better manage emergency situations. And we're deeply passionate about spreading that vision.

Frost & Sullivan Presents 911INFORM the New Product Innovation Award

911inform takes home the top prize in Enterprise Safety Solutions
On September 3, 2020, Frost & Sullivan honored 911inform with the 2020 New Product Innovation Award in Enterprise Safety Solutions. This award recognizes 911inform for identifying the current gaps in legacy E9-1-1 communications infrastructure and providing new, innovative NG911 tools that deliver enhanced situational awareness to first responders in emergency situations.
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