Drew is the Chief Operating Officer for Allerio, a smart connectivity solution for first responders and other public safety personnel which provides a reliable communications platform facilitating the exchange of critical information and data from the field. He also is the Director of Business Development and Advisory Services for the Public Safety Network.
Drew has nearly 20 years of experience in wireless technology, public-private partnerships and public safety. His roles have spanned government affairs, business development, marketing, product development, and strategy with Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, and federal and state governments. Drew’s experience in wireless technology and public safety began in 2005 at Lucent Technologies (now Nokia) working with Congress and the FCC to allocate spectrum to public safety and fund a dedicated wireless broadband network. He then attended the Kellogg School of Management where he interned in Mobile Advertising Sales at Google and served as a part-time Business Analyst for a mobile applications development firm.
Prior to Allerio and the Public Safety Network, Drew worked for the First Responder Network Authority on Enterprise Strategy, Products & Solutions, Contract Evaluation, and Government Affairs. He led the organization’s efforts to incorporate public safety user feedback into the development of specialty devices and IoT solutions for the FirstNet network, and helped develop the strategic direction for network reinvestment, public safety market engagement, and industry partnership development.