26 Jan New York State Disaster Preparedness Expert Joins Mutualink Advisory Board
Wallingford, CT — Mutualink, Inc. today announced that James G. Natoli, who served for nearly 40 years in New York State’s legislative and executive branches, has joined the company’s distinguished advisory board. Mr. Natoli’s in-depth knowledge and experience in statewide disaster planning and response initiatives will be a significant asset to the Mutualink team.
“I was immediately impressed with the Mutualink communications platform when I first saw its capabilities, and I see enormous potential for its widespread use in state government,” said Mr. Natoli. “I look forward to offering my insight and expertise to help expand the use of Mutualink’s technology in statewide deployments in New York and around the country.”
James Natoli served as the Senior Advisor to New York Governor Pataki for Disaster Preparedness and Response, responsible for the state’s Prevention and Preparedness Council. Previously, he served as the Director of Disaster Preparedness and Response, as well as the Director of State Operations. He also served as the Chair of the New York State Office for Technology, and has won numerous awards for his outstanding service to the state of New York.
“Jim is nationally recognized as a leader in the advancement of technology for efficient and effective use in state government, and we’re thrilled that he’s bringing that skill set to the Mutualink advisory board,” said Colin McWay, President of Mutualink.
Mr. Natoli joins an impressive list of Mutualink advisory board members with decades of law enforcement and political experience, including former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, former Governor and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Secretary Tom Ridge, and Retired General Barry McCaffrey.
Mutualink, Inc. has developed an interoperable communications platform that enables community-wide multimedia sharing of radio, voice, text, video, data files and telephone communications in a secure environment. Mutualink’s system is currently deployed by hundreds of public and private entities worldwide, including homeland security and defense installations, NATO Special Operations Forces, police and fire departments, schools and universities, transit authorities, hospitals, shopping malls, casinos, and more. Mutualink is a privately-held company headquartered in Wallingford, CT, with R&D facilities in Westford, MA and Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, and Defense Services office near Washington, DC. For more information please visit www.mutualink.net.
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