April 15, 2019
Arlington, VA-based risk intelligence firm adds new business and advisory talent, and announces new Clearwater, Fla.-based sales office.
Arlington, VA — LiveSafe Inc., the national leader in helping organizations reduce operational risk and prevent incidents and emergencies, today announced the hiring of Paul Battaglia as the company’s new Chief Revenue Officer and the appointment of Linda McGuigan to the LiveSafe Advisory Board.
Industry veteran Paul Battaglia previously served as Blackberry’s Vice President of Federal Sales. Before joining Blackberry, Paul served as Senior Vice President for mobile forensic software company Cellebrite and has also held senior leadership positions as Oracle Corporation, Inxight Federal Systems Group (acquired by Business Objects/SAP, and Endeca (acquired by Oracle).
McGuigan brings a broad array of expertise to the LiveSafe Advisory Board, including leadership and people development; recruiting and building sales teams; sales training/ operations/enablement; board relations; strategic planning; digital marketing strategy; organizational design and effectiveness; emerging technologies; and corporate culture. In her executive career, McGuigan has held leadership positions at The John Maxwell Company, Moves the Needle, Pitney Bowes, TenFour, AT&T and Sprint. Currently, McGuigan is a Principal of ltmconnect, LLC, a management consultancy providing expert advisory on strategic investor funding, C Suite transformation, social media marketing, and sales strategy/execution for startups looking to sell into large corporate entities.
Previously McGuigan was President Corporate Leadership Solutions (CLS) using enterprise experience to define corporate vision, strategy, and direction, including revenue forecasts, product development, brand development, and marketing roadmap.
LiveSafe continues to experience explosive growth given rapid market adoption of their industry leading risk intelligence platform. To capitalize on this momentum, the company expanded operations to the Tampa Bay area opening its first Center of Excellence in Clearwater, Florida. The Southeast Center is educating and training LiveSafe alliance partners, customers and prospects on risk and prevention best practices, implementation methodologies, integrations, and KPIs leading to tangible Return on Prevention. The Center is poised for hyper-growth expecting to triple its staff by mid-year.
Major leaders and public safety and security experts are advisors to LiveSafe, including former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Governor Tom Ridge, former Director of the US Secret Service Mark J. Sullivan, former NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, and more than 300 customers across the United States. Market response to the value of LiveSafe has resulted in more than a 6X growth in the number of clients and a 5X growth in total contract value over the past three years.