Lord Hogan-Howe, Former Commissioner of the London Metropolitan Police Service, to Join Carbyne’s Board of Advisors

September 30, 2019

U.K. security leader, Lord Hogan-Howe, joins Carbyne to advise on the company’s approach to large-scale deployments and tier 1 clients

[New York, NY, September 30, 2019]– Carbyne, a global leader in public safety communications, announced today that Bernard Hogan-Howe, former Commissioner of the London Metropolitan Police, will be joining Carbyne’s board of advisors. Lord Hogan-Howe brings to Carbyne an extensive security background, distinguished track record of leadership amongst Britain’s security services, and a deep understanding of the challenges of operating and modernizing today’s emergency services.

With a 38-year career in policing, Lord Hogan-Howe led London’s Metropolitan Police Service, one of the world’s largest police forces, from 2011-2017.  In this role he had oversight of nearly 50,000 people and an annual budget of £3.2B, leading all law enforcement within the Metropolitan Police District and ensuring an effective national response to the threat of terrorism throughout the United Kingdom.

“We are delighted to welcome Lord Hogan-Howe to our team, to further advance our vision for the future of public safety,” said Amir Elichai, CEO and Founder of Carbyne. “Carbyne is currently working on a number of large-scale deployments which involve many agencies and complex IT architecture.  With his vast experience in large cities, managing multi-billion dollar budgets, Lord Hogan-Howe’s insight will be invaluable to Carbyne’s growth.”

“I am excited to be joining a unique group of innovative people striving to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of emergency services around the world and help save lives,” said Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe. “I have always been interested in the ways in which technology can make us safer, and I look forward to sharing my experience with Carbyne to bring next-generation public safety technology to emergency services agencies globally.”

Lord Hogan-Howe adds to an advisory board that includes other notable leaders such as former Secretary of US Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, and former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, as well as a number of other prominent industry names.

“Lord Hogan-Howe’s addition to the board will enable Carbyne to better understand the complex inner workings of security services in major metropolitan areas.  This will, in turn, help maximize the impact of our technology in all aspects of Public Safety,” said Tim Ellis, Carbyne’s Vice President of Business Development for the U.K. “I am looking forward to working with Lord Hogan-Howe as we roll out Carbyne’s life-saving technology to deliver more effective and efficient emergency services to citizens throughout the United Kingdom.”

Carbyne’s NG911/112 emergency communication eco system products are currently deployed in a number of tier 1 and other locations around the world.  Their platform processes millions of calls each day for clients in the US, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

 

About Carbyne

Carbyne is a global leader in public safety technology, enabling real-time emergency communication for citizens and Emergency Communications Centres (ECCs). Their Next-Generation 911, cloud-native incident response system sits on a global infrastructure in the AWS cloud, supported by a powerful ecosystem. Carbyne is the only Cisco Solution Partner approved for 911. Delivering advanced IP-enabled communication features, proactive, 24x7x365 support, AI-enriched response functionalities, IoT-enabled capabilities and state-of-the-art caller solutions, Carbyne is delivering the future of public safety and first response, today.

 

Founded in 2014, Carbyne is led by a team of entrepreneurs and technological experts. The company has offices in the UK, Tel Aviv and Mexico, with headquarters in New York City. For more information, visit carbyne911.com.

 

About Bernard Hogan-Howe

Lord Hogan-Howe led London’s Metropolitan Police Service, an organization of nearly 50,000 people, from 2011 through 2017. In this role, he was directly accountable to the Home Secretary, leading counter terrorism policing throughout the UK and protecting the Royal Family and senior members of the government both at home and abroad. Lord Hogan-Howe’s career has been characterized by high achievement, having successfully delivered numerous strategic objectives and efficiency improvements while holding weighty appointments with substantial responsibilities. He has a wealth of experience in creating cultural change, developing and implementing new strategies to transform corporate identities and policing major public events. He has also received the Queens Police Medal for Distinguished Service and was knighted in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to policing.

 

 

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