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Mark43 appoints JD Sherman to Board of Directors

03 May 2023   •   < 1 minute read

May 3, 2023  – Mark43, the leading cloud-native public safety technology company, announced today that JD Sherman has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

“JD Sherman is an excellent addition to the Mark43 Board of Directors, bringing decades of financial and operational leadership as we continue to scale and deliver for first responders,” said Bob Hughes, CEO of Mark43. “Public safety agencies deserve the best mission-critical technology, and that’s what we’re committed to providing. Having worked with JD at Akamai, I’m thrilled to have him join our team.”

“Mark43 brings the premier cloud-native public safety platform to law enforcement agencies, meeting a critical need in the market,” said JD Sherman. “Mark43’s mission is essential, and I’m proud to be joining this esteemed company at such an important moment.”

JD Sherman began his career at IBM, where he held numerous senior executive finance and planning roles over 15 years, including serving as chief financial executive (CFO) of the IBM Systems and Technology Group. He then went on to serve as CFO at Akamai, overseeing its tremendous financial growth. Sherman then spent eight years as president and chief operating officer at HubSpot, and most recently served as CEO of Dashlane.

About Mark43

Mark43 is the leading cloud-native public safety technology company. By delivering a modern, intuitive and mobile-first Records Management System, Computer-Aided Dispatch and Analytics platform, Mark43 empowers governments and their communities to improve the safety and quality of life for all. Working with more than 200 local, state and federal public safety agencies, Mark43 is transforming how first responders use technology to respond, engage and serve the community. Mark43 provides the tools, resources, expertise, and security foundation that public safety needs today, tomorrow, and beyond. For more information or to request a demo, visit