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Mark43 Welcomes Teresa Carlson as Board Observer

21 May 2024   •   2 minute read

New York, NY – May 21, 2024 – Mark43, the leading cloud-native public safety software provider, is excited to announce the appointment of Teresa Carlson as a board observer. Carlson, a visionary leader with over 25 years of technology experience, has a proven track record of driving business transformations for leading SaaS, data management, and cloud companies like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Splunk, and Microsoft. 

“We are delighted to welcome Teresa Carlson as a board observer,” said Bob Hughes, CEO of Mark43. “Her remarkable track record in driving innovation and growth in the government technology industry, combined with her strategic vision and leadership, makes her a perfect fit for Mark43. Teresa’s insights will be instrumental as we continue to scale and deliver modern solutions for public safety agencies who deserve the best technology.” 

Carlson’s distinguished career spans leadership roles at some of the most influential technology companies in the world. Recently, she served as President and Chief Growth Officer at Splunk, where she spearheaded global efforts to transform data into actionable business insights. Carlson also spent more than a decade at Amazon Web Services (AWS), where she founded and led the Worldwide Public Sector and Industries business unit, spearheading their expansion into the federal, state and local government markets. Additionally, Carlson has a significant background at Microsoft Corporation, where she has held various leadership roles including, Senior Vice President and Executive in Resident, Vice President of US Federal Government and General Manager of the U.S. Civilian Agencies and NGOs. 

“I am honored to join Mark43 as a board observer,” said Teresa Carlson. “Mark43’s commitment to leveraging technology to enhance public safety and the company’s focus on creating secure, innovative solutions for the public sector – and particularly the federal market – resonates deeply with me. I look forward to contributing to their mission and helping support their next phase of growth.” 

Carlson also serves as an advisor at General Catalyst, where she provides strategic guidance to help drive innovation and growth for portfolio companies. Mark43 continues to lead the way in providing advanced cloud-native solutions for public safety agencies that streamline operations, improve efficiency, and enhance the safety of communities. Carlson’s cloud expertise will be particularly valuable as Mark43 continues to meet the growing needs of the federal government sector, with the recent announcement of achieving FedRAMP High Authorization to ensure they have the best technology solutions available.  

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 250 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