AUSTIN, TX (March 15, 2023) — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — RapidDeploy, the leading provider of cloud-native 911 mapping and analytics solutions for Public Safety, today announced the appointment of Jo Kinsella to the company’s board of directors. A 20-year software veteran, Kinsella will provide strategic guidance on go-to-market and work alongside the executive team to drive revenue acceleration.
Kinsella joins RapidDeploy’s board of directors following her tenure as President of TVSquared, an adtech software company, which she co-founded in 2012 and lead to the successful acquisition by Innovid (NYSE: CTV) in 2022. Prior to TVSquared, Jo held various executive positions within fintech where she oversaw multiple disciplines globally across business development, sales, marketing and product.
“Jo is a passionate and accomplished leader with a strong track record setting high standards for revenue growth and leading emerging companies in go-to-market,” said Steven Raucher, CEO of RapidDeploy. “She maintains the view that change and innovation drives transformation and brings expertise in solving today’s challenges with new technology and data. I know that she will be a strategic advocate and advisor, and that she shares deeply in RapidDeploy’s mission to save lives.”
RapidDeploy has 10 state-wide contracts and supports 1500+ 911 centers nationwide with next-generation, cloud-native software. Emergency response and state-wide agencies leverage RapidDeploy’s products, such as Radius Mapping and Eclipse Analytics, to reduce response times, enhance situational awareness, and empower Public Safety leaders to make better decisions to improve the efficacy of the entire 911 workflow.
“I applaud the RapidDeploy team for their success and commitment to democratize public safety by ensuring that communities everywhere have access to the technology and data they need to save lives,“ said Jo Kinsella. “It is an honor to join their board and privilege to share in their important mission. l look forward to drawing from my experience across product, marketing, and sales to support the next stage of growth and build on their incredible momentum within the public safety market.”
Earlier this year, RapidDeploy announced $34M in new growth capital to accelerate go-to-market initiatives and fuel continued innovation in the public safety industry.
RapidDeploy is the leading provider of mapping and analytics solutions in Public Safety, transforming 911 communications centers into data-centric organizations. RapidDeploy achieves its mission of saving lives by reducing response times with new levels of situational awareness and the seamless integration of third-party data onto its cloud-native platform, ensuring it is available when, where, and how telecommunicators and first responders need it. To learn more, visit https://www.rapiddeploy.com/ and follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.