SAN RAMON, CA--(Marketwired - May 10, 2013) - Tiburon, Inc., the public safety and security industries' leading provider of integrated computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and records management system (RMS) solutions for secure cloud or on-premises deployments, today announced William J. Bratton as Keynote Speaker at this year's Tiburon User Group (TUG) conference being held at the Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee, Sept. 25-27, 2013.
William J. Bratton is known as one of America's premier police chiefs, the only person to have led two of the largest police forces in the United States -- the New York City Police Department and the Los Angeles Police Department. "Chief Bratton is extraordinarily well suited to be the TUG keynote speaker. We are very honored to have him share his experience and insight with our public safety clients, solution partners and with the Tiburon team," said Jonathan Huberman, Chief Executive Officer at Tiburon. "No one today is better known around the world for their ability to maximize the effectiveness of public safety agencies -- in part by ground-breaking use of analytics and reporting -- key areas of innovation for Tiburon in 2013. We're confident TUG attendees are in for a very interesting and thought-provoking keynote address."
Tiburon will host this year's 22nd annual Training & Education Conference for the first time at the world-renowned Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. This year's theme is Future Ready, emphasizing company updates, product training, and education on industry trends such as cloud-computing, NG9-1-1, Analytics, Interoperability, Software as a Service (SaaS) and many other topics central to being ready for the future, today.
About Mr. Bratton
William J. Bratton is Chief Executive Officer of the Bratton Group LLC. Working with a comprehensive cadre of professional associates and companies, Mr. Bratton provides a wide range of collaborative consulting, leadership, management and public safety networking services to both the public and the private sector in the United States and abroad. His name is synonymous with unique leadership, cultural diagnostic, analytical and motivational skills, coupled with effective and innovative management systems. Areas of assistance are primarily focused on community crime reduction efforts, community partnerships, maximization of use of technology and software, anti-corruption and anti-terrorism strategies, creative training, leadership development, enhanced investigation techniques and organizational re-alignment.
William J. Bratton is also a Senior Advisor to Kroll Advisory Solutions, the global leader in risk mitigation and response. In November 2009, Mr. Bratton joined Altegrity Risk International and was named Chairman of Kroll when those businesses were integrated in August 2010. He served as Chairman through November 2012.
A frequent lecturer, writer and commentator in the fields of security, counterterrorism, law enforcement and rule of law justice systems, Mr. Bratton is Vice Chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council, whose members provide advice and recommendations on a variety of homeland security issues to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He also serves on the Motorola Solutions Board of Directors.
As Chief of the New York City Transit Police, Boston Police Commissioner, New York City Police Commissioner and Chief of the LAPD, Mr. Bratton revitalized police morale and cut crime significantly in all four posts. In New York, he led the development and deployment of CompStat, the command and accountability system which has revolutionized policing all over the world. CompStat employs accurate, real-time intelligence, rapid deployment of resources and relentless follow-up and accountability systems to focus the work of police on stopping crimes before they happen. In Los Angeles, in addition to significantly driving down crime, he is also credited with improving the LAPD's relationships with the city's many diverse communities. While at the LAPD he also led the creation of its Real Time and Predictive Policing initiatives.
The recipient of many honors throughout his career, Mr. Bratton was named by Security magazine as one of 2010's most influential people in the security industry based on his leadership qualities and the positive impact that his work has made on organizations, colleagues and the general public. This is the second time in two years that he has appeared on the magazine's list of most influential security executives. In 2009, Mr. Bratton was recognized by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with the honorary title of Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE). In 2007 he received Governing Magazine's "Public Official of the Youth Award." In January 1996 he appeared on the cover of Time Magazine and was featured in the article "Finally, We're Winning the War Against Crime." In 1976 he was awarded the Schroeder Brothers Memorial Medal, The Boston Police Department's highest award for valor.
His critically acclaimed autobiography TURNAROUND with Peter Knobler was published by Random House in 1998. In addition, Mr. Bratton and Zachary Tumin, a senior researcher at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, co-authored a management leadership book, COLLABORATE OR PERISH that was published by Random House in January 2012.
For more information on TUG 2013, please visit www.tug2013.com. For more information on William J. Bratton, please visit www.harrywalker.com.
Established in 1980, Tiburon, Inc. is the public safety and security industries' leading provider of integrated computer aided dispatch (CAD), mobile, records management system (RMS) and analytics solutions for secure cloud and on-premises deployments. The company also offers fully integrated solutions for field reporting, corrections management, NIEM-compliant data sharing and related implementation services for any size or type of agency or firm. From mission-critical conditions to daily operations, across complex multi-agency and multi-jurisdictional environments, Tiburon's partnership and technology helps clients save lives, optimize resources, and improve property saving and protective services. For more information, visit www.tiburoninc.com or call (800) 428-5534.