Matthew Polega

Co-Founder & VP of Operations
Mark43

Matthew Polega is the Co-Founder and VP of Operations at Mark43, where he currently works to scale the New York-based public safety software company alongside explosive customer growth. Matt developed the first version of Mark43 RMS with his co-founders shortly after graduating from Harvard, and remains deeply connected to the mission and what it takes to build cutting-edge software for first responders. Matt often shares best practices on government technology, ensuring public safety agencies of all sizes understand how to navigate the digital age. He has done so as a featured blogger for GovLoop and panelist at the Code for America Summit. In 2015, Matt was named one of Forbes' 30 Under 30 for Enterprise Technology. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and minor in Computer Science from Harvard University, where he was also captain of the Division I Track and Field team.

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