Michael Bergen joins goTenna as VP of DHS and Partnerships

Dec 19, 2022

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goTenna is advancing universal access to connectivity by building the world's most intelligent and scalable mobile mesh networks. goTenna is the world's leading mobile mesh networking company, providing off-grid connectivity solutions for smartphones and other devices, as well as augmenting traditional communications networks. This technology enables mobile, long-range connectivity even without cell, wifi or satellite connectivity. goTenna's drive to create resilient connectivity began during Hurricane Sandy in 2012, when approximately a third of cell towers and power stations in affected areas failed. Based in Brooklyn, goTenna is backed by investors including Founders Fund, Union Square Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Collaborative Fund, and Bloomberg Beta.

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Bergen brings extensive national security and public sector experience to goTenna

Monday, Dec 19th, 2022 (BROOKLYN, N.Y.) — goTenna, the company behind the world’s most advanced, infrastructure-free, and scalable mobile mesh networks, today announced the appointment of Michael Bergen as VP of DHS and Partnerships. Mr. Bergen brings 20 years of leadership experience in bringing commercial technology to mission-centric customers.

Bergen will lead goTenna's homeland security and partnerships business, overseeing the strategy and sales to government customers. Previously, he was the Head of Public Sector at SafeGraph, led Partnerships and Government Affairs for Orbital Insight, was a former Marine, and has spent his 20-year career in the geospatial and intelligence industry. 

“Mike brings extensive  homeland security and public safety market experience to goTenna,” said goTenna's Chief Growth Officer, Andrea Garrity. “Having served operators in the field in his previous roles, he will help us further strengthen and enhance our customer relationships.”

"As goTenna is propelling forward, I feel fortunate that I am joining the company at such an exciting time," said Bergen. "I look forward to fueling the fire behind goTenna's driven team and innovative technology."