Karin Marquez

Chief Public Safety Brand Officer
Karin Marquez is the Chief Public Safety Brand Officer at RapidSOS, the world’s first intelligent safety platform securely linking data from over 500M devices, apps, and sensors to safety agents and 911 centers. Karin is a public safety veteran, having started her career in 1997 as a dispatcher, where she dispatched Police, Fire and EMS. Since beginning her career, Karin has risen through the public safety industry, helping to design, shape, and innovate the 911 infrastructure in use by agencies across the United States. Today, Karin serves as the Private Sector Director on the National Emergency Number Association (NENA) Board. What she loves most about these opportunities is bringing the front-line user needs to the right people to drive enhancements. Karin participated in many user groups and industry advisory boards for some of the top 911 industry software providers throughout her career. Today, following her shift into the technology realm, she’s focused on connecting and educating the dispatcher community on new technological tools they can use to improve their response time and better prepare themselves for the emergencies ahead.