EY announces Flock Safety CEO Garrett Langley as
Atlanta, Georgia, Jun 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Garrett Langley, Co-Founder and CEO of Flock Safety, has been named a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2021 Southeast Award Award. Now in its 35th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors unstoppable business leaders whose ambition, ingenuity and courage in the face of adversity help us catapult ourselves to today and beyond.
Langley was selected by a panel of independent judges. The winners will be announced at a special virtual celebration on July 29, 2021, becoming life members of a esteemed community of Entrepreneur of the Year alumni from around the world.
Flock Safety is a public safety operating system that helps communities and law enforcement work together to eliminate crime, protect privacy, and reduce stigma. The company currently serves more than 1,000 cities in 40 states and helps solve hundreds of crimes every day.
“As a long-time entrepreneur, I am honored to be recognized as a finalist for one of the world’s most prestigious awards,” said Langley, who has successfully founded and left two other technology companies before. to found Flock Safety. “Our ambitious mission at Flock Safety is to eliminate crime, and we would not have reached this point without our dedicated team, our innovative leadership and our group of committed partners and investors who have supported us over the past four years. years until we are today. “
Founded in 2017, Flock Safety has raised over $ 80 million in venture capital to date from world-class investors including Meritech Capital, Matrix Partners, Initialized Capital, Axon, Bedrock Capital, Founders Fund and Y-Combinator . Flock Safety’s workforce has tripled since the same period last year to a current workforce of over 270 employees.
Entrepreneur of the Year is one of the most prestigious competitive awards programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high growth companies. Nominees are evaluated on the basis of six criteria: entrepreneurial leadership; talent management; degree of difficulty; financial performance; societal impact and building a company based on values; and originality, innovation and plans for the future. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries around the world.
Regional winners may be considered for the National Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, which will be announced in November 2021 at the Strategic Growth Forum®, one of the country’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth companies. and market leaders. The winner of the National Global Entrepreneur of the Year Award will then compete for the EY Global Entrepreneur of the Year ™ award in June 2022.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur of the Year awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America.
In the South East, sponsors also include Premium Sponsors Cresa, King & Spalding LLP and PNC Bank; and supporting sponsor Donnelly Financial Solutions.
About herd safety
Flock Safety is a public safety operating system that helps communities and law enforcement in over 1,000 cities work together to eliminate crime, protect privacy, and reduce stigma. We build devices that capture objective evidence and use machine learning to create and deliver unbiased investigative leads to law enforcement. Our proprietary devices and cloud-based software reduce crime by over 70%. Flock Safety serves 1,000 cities in over 40 states and helps solve hundreds of crimes every day.
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