AtHoc Appoints Karen Garavatti to Lead Human Resources
SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AtHoc, Inc., a leader in
network-centric interactive crisis communication systems,today announced the
expansion of its global leadership team with the appointment of Karen
Garavatti to lead human resources.
Garavatti most recently served as senior director and global HR business
partner at Ericsson, a telecommunications company, where she was responsible
for the career leadership and support of approximately 900 employees
worldwide. Her prior roles include senior management positions at Trend Micro,
SAP and Better Place.
Garavatti will help shape AtHoc's global organization to achieve its rapid
growth goals through team organization, talent assessment, recruiting and
"Karen's experience in charting the expansion of tech companiesand attracting
exceptional talent is essential to assembling our winning team," said Guy
Miasnik, CEO of AtHoc. "We welcome her expertise and insights as we ramp up
for strategic growth."
"I was drawn to the outstanding individuals in the organization, AtHoc's
innovative technology and market uptake, culture of collaboration and team
commitment to client success," said Garavatti. "I look forward to
contributing to the company's achievements as it advances into new worldwide
Garavatti's appointment supports the expansion of AtHoc's presence in the
global commercial security market and continued growth in government, homeland
security and defense.
AtHoc is the recognized leader, innovator, and trusted partner in
network-centric interactive crisis communication systems. AtHoc's products are
used for physical security, employee protection, personnel accountability,
staff recall and regulatory compliance for military, homeland security,
government, healthcare, industrial and commercial organizations.
Millions of end-users worldwide rely on AtHoc's unified notification systems
for their emergency alerting and critical communication needs in organizations
such as Microsoft, Eastman Chemical, USS-POSCO Industries, the U.S. Department
of Veterans Affairs, Baylor Health, Scott & White Health System, Walter Reed
National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), UCLA, U.S. Department of Defense
and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
AtHoc was recently awarded Government Security News' (GSN) 2012 Homeland
Security Award for Best Mass Notification System and has also been recognized
by Gartner, Inc. as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Emergency Mass
Notification Services and by IHS Inc. as The Fastest Growing Mass Notification
Software Supplier. For more information about AtHoc, please visit
CONTACT: Deb Montner
Montner & Associates, Tech PR
dmontner AT montner.com
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