Atlanta, Georgia, June 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flock Safety, the premier public safety operating system aimed at ethically eliminating crime, today announces the company’s first Independent Director, Julie Herendeen , based in San Francisco. Herendeen has led global marketing teams for several enterprise technology companies, most recently serving as chief marketing officer (CMO) at PagerDuty, which she helped take public in 2019.
In addition to her position on the Flock Safety Board, Herendeen sits on the boards of Hootsuite and Homebase and previously served on the board of HubSpot. Prior to serving as CMO at PagerDuty, she led marketing at Dropbox and Lookout and led product teams at Yahoo! and Apple.
Herendeen has a proven track record of helping high growth companies grow their marketing and sales which will be invaluable to Flock Safety as it continues to grow at over 100% annually. She will bring her expertise in marketing strategy, product-driven growth, brand development and enterprise sales to Flock Safety’s revenue organization.
“Flock Safety’s massive addressable market, product-driven growth and mission-driven focus drew me to the company,” said Herendeen. “I am proud to join the existing board members who have already helped Flock Safety become the industry leader it is today, and to bring my own experience to further the mission of Flock Safety to eliminate crime by enabling communities and law enforcement to work together.
Flock Safety currently partners with over 2,000 cities across the country, counting over 1,500 law enforcement agencies as partners. Flock Safety’s suite of crime solving products provides the evidence to help law enforcement solve 600-700 crimes per day, or nearly 3% of reported crimes in the United States.
Earlier this year, Flock Safety closed a $150 million Series E fundraising round led by Tiger Global to accelerate product development and expand the team. With this capital, Flock Safety has become the leading technology solution for crime reduction in the United States.
“As I look to the future of Flock Safety, I know that crafting a sustainable strategy to accelerate sales and marketing growth is critical to the success of our mission,” said Garrett Langley, CEO and co-founder of FlockSafety. “There was no one more highly recommended in this area than Julie Herendeen. I am delighted to welcome her to the Flock Safety Board and look forward to benefiting from her vast experience.
Flock Safety is expanding its team across the country. Visit our Careers page to learn more about open positions: https://www.flocksafety.com/careers.
About Herd Safety
Flock Safety is a public safety operating system that helps communities and law enforcement in thousands of cities work together to eliminate crime, protect privacy, and reduce bias. We build devices that capture objective evidence and use machine learning to detect and provide unbiased investigative leads to law enforcement. Law enforcement agencies report that 600-700 crimes a day are solved with Flock Safety technology, or nearly 3% of all crimes reported in America. Flock Safety communities have reported crime reductions of up to 70%.