IACP Foundation, a nonprofit that provides support to injured and fallen law enforcement officers and their families, has named Jonathan Huberman, president and CEO of Tiburon, to its board of directors. A provider of public safety software solutions, Tiburon is backed by The Gores Group.
SAN RAMON, CA–(Marketwired – Oct 21, 2013) – Tiburon, Inc., a portfolio company of The Gores Group and the leading provider of public safety software solutions, today announced that Jonathan Huberman, the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer, was named to the Board of Directors of the IACP Foundation, an international nonprofit led by a Board of Officers who are dedicated to providing real, meaningful support to law enforcement officers and agencies across the globe.
As a private sector member, Mr. Huberman joins a distinguished group of individuals led by Co-Chair’s George Heinrichs, founder of Intrado and Bart Johnson, IACP Executive Director, and Treasurer Chief Dwight Henninger and 13 other respected board members that reflect a rich blend of committed private sector partners and police executives. The mission of the IACP Foundation is to support injured and fallen officers and their families, protect the safety of officers, and support the goals and programs of the IACP. Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers are injured or disabled every year. Many of those injuries, including felonious assaults against officers, are predictable and preventable.
“For more than 30 years, Tiburon’s mission has been to bring innovative and cost effective software solutions to public safety — solutions that incorporate critical features and technologies to help ensure officer safety. Joining the IACP Foundation is not only a great personal honor, but an extraordinary opportunity to further Tiburon’s commitment to the public safety community,” said Jonathan Huberman, President and CEO at Tiburon.
“We are pleased to have Jonathan Huberman join the IACP Foundation Board of Directors,” said Bart Johnson, IACP Executive Director and Co-Chair of the IACP Foundation. “We believe that Mr. Huberman, and the work he has done through Tiburon, will help strengthen the mission of the Foundation to protect and provide safety to officers and to support our injured or fallen officers and their families. On behalf of the Board, we look forward to the private sector expertise that Mr. Huberman will bring.”
Prior to being Tiburon’s President and CEO, Mr. Huberman was Managing Director at the Gores Group — Tiburon’s primary investor. Before joining Gores, Mr. Huberman was President of the Consumer and Small Business Products Division at EMC Corporation and was responsible for the company’s China growth initiatives. Prior, Mr. Huberman was the CEO of Iomega Corporation and continued his responsibilities following EMC’s acquisition of Iomega in 2008. Before joining Iomega, Mr. Huberman was a Managing Director and co-founder of aAd Capital, a hedge fund focused on investing in small to mid-sized public companies. Prior to aAd Capital, Mr. Huberman was a Partner at Idanta Partners, a technology focused private equity affiliate of the Bass family. Earlier in his career, Mr. Huberman worked at the Boston Consulting Group and Cray Research. Mr. Huberman also served as Special Advisor to the Director of DARPA. Mr. Huberman graduated with a B.A. in Computer Science from Princeton University, and received an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Established in 1980, Tiburon, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated computer-aided dispatch (CAD), mobile, records management system (RMS) and analytics solutions to the public safety and security industry and the innovative provider of the Public Safety as a Service (PSaaS) platform. 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.
About The Gores Group
The Gores Group, LLC is a global investment firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm’s operating experience and flexible capital base. The firm combines the operational expertise and detailed due diligence capabilities of a strategic buyer with the seasoned M&A team of a traditional financial buyer. The Gores Group, which was founded in 1987 by Alec E. Gores, has become a leading investor having demonstrated over time a reliable track record of creating substantial value in its portfolio companies alongside management. Headquartered in Los Angeles, The Gores Group maintains offices in Boulder, CO, and London, UK. For more information, please visit www.gores.com.
About IACP Foundation
The mission of the IACP Foundation is to support injured and fallen officers and their families, protect the safety of officers, and support the goals and programs of the IACP. Tens of thousands of law enforcement officers are injured or disabled every year. Many of those injuries, including felonious assaults against officers, are predictable and preventable.
The IACP Foundation is committed to creating a culture of officer safety, health and wellness by supporting IACP efforts that prevent officer injury and provide access to assistance for officers. Additionally, the Foundation honors those who have sacrificed in the law enforcement community, by giving back through our Fallen Officer Fund and through our SELECT Scholarship program for the spouses and children of officers fallen or permanently disabled in the line of duty.