Patrick Bertagna GTX Corp CEO nominated to join the Safe America Board
Los Angeles, Calif. – April 25, 2018 GTX Corp (OTCBB: GTXO), an Internet of Things (IoT) solutions provider in the personal location, wearable and wandering assistive technology business, announced they are sponsoring and presenting at Safe America’s WorldSafe Spring Symposium on Thursday and Friday, April 26 and 27, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
Themed ‘Spring-into-Action!’ – the 2 Day symposium will focus on 5 key topics that are challenging our nation and the world’s health and safety issues that impact lives. “Our mission is educating people on health and safety issues to save lives,” noted Safe America CEO Len Pagano. “To make sure millions of Americans are better prepared to deal with tough issues like disasters, active shooters, the opioid crisis, distracted drivers and human trafficking – that’s our key task.”
The Governor and First Lady of Puerto Rico, Roberto and Beatriz Rossello’, will be among keynote speakers. Others in global health and safety will also be speaking including:
- RETIRED ARMY GENERAL & CNN CONTRIBUTOR RUSSEL HONORE’ on what’s stupid’ about America’s attitudes toward disasters
- CDC FOUNDATION CEO DR. JUDY MONROE on disaster recovery
- GTX CORP CEO PATRICK BERTAGNA on wearable GPS wondering and recovery technology for seniors, veterans and children with autism
- ANNETTE SOBEL OF TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY on protecting power generation before/during/after disasters
- KGH CEO KATHLEEN KIERNAN on helping Americans be ‘prepared without paranoia’ before future disasters
- YOUTH SPARK EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JENNIFER SWAIN on fighting human trafficking
- GOWARE CEO ALON STIVI on a new ‘World Safe safety app’
- CLAYTON COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIRMAN JEFF TURNER
And over 175 attendees and thought leaders who will gather to address some of the biggest safety and security issues America is facing today.
GTX Corp CEO Patrick Bertagna has also been nominated to sit on the Safe America Foundation (SAF) Board of Directors.
Throughout the year, SAF will conduct briefings and events to improve health and safety in key cities, including:
City Date Host
New York August 23 FEMA / Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
Chicago October 25 Dr. Kathleen Kiernan (Kiernan Group Holdings)
Washington, D. C. September 13 Capitol Hill
Philadelphia September 20 Dilworth Paxson, LLP
San Francisco October 16 Organizer
Los Angeles October 17 GTX Corp
San Diego October 18 Loma Media / Kiernan Group Holdings
Atlanta November 2 Core ID Solutions / UPS
Houston December 6 DNV
New Orleans Jan. 17, 2019 Honore’ Preparedness & Resiliency Group
San Juan, Puerto Rico Feb. 21, 2019 Hosted by the Governor and First Lady
“It’s a great honor to help support the Safe America mission and to have been asked to join their board, stated Patrick Bertagna GTX Corp CEO. We look forward to the many events throughout the major US cities where we can work alongside, the private and public sector to help bring awareness and solutions to some of our biggest challenges that concern the health and safety of millions of Americans.”
GTX Corp is a For-Profit with Purpose Company which owns and licenses more than 85 patents, is a U.S. military contractor, manufactures many of its products in the USA and has multiple consumer products in the market place, all available on its online store, Amazon and authorized resellers and distributors across the globe.
About the Safe America Foundation
Safe America is a 501 (c) – 3 non-profit founded in 1994. The organization is focused on becoming the country’s leading ‘voice for safety,’ partnering with corporate, governmental, and other non-profits to respond to emerging health and safety issues nationwide. Its agenda focuses in five key areas – transportation, disaster resiliency, community safety (including youth education, aiding returning veterans), cyber security/technological safety and global concerns (including eradicating human trafficking and environmental safety). The Foundation’s supporters include C-level executives who are members of a ‘CEO Network’ to support and sustain initiatives to protect America’s most important asset: human life.
GTX Corp (GTXO) is a pioneer in Smart, Mobile and Wearable GPS tracking and recovery location based products, supported through a proprietary IoT enterprise monitoring platform. GTX offers a global end-to-end solution of hardware, software and connectivity. The Company develops 2 way GPS tracking technologies which seamlessly integrate with consumer products and enterprise applications. GTX Corp utilizes the latest in miniaturized, low power consumption GPS, Cellular, RF and BLE technology enabling subscribers to track in real time the whereabouts of people or high value assets through a complete end to end – customizable transceiver module, wireless connectivity gateway, smart phone Apps, middleware, and IoT portal.
Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, GTX is known for its award-winning patented GPS SmartSole® – Think Dr. Scholl’s meets LoJack, the world’s first invisible wearable technology tracking device created for those at risk of wandering due to Alzheimer’s, dementia, autism and traumatic brain injury. GTX Corp’s business model is built around technology innovation and holds over 85 patents with many issued patents in the area of GPS tracking. The company has international distributors servicing customers in over 35 countries and is a US Military Government contractor. Other customers include public health authorities and municipalities, emergency and police authorities, private companies, public and private senior care homes, and consumers.
GTX Corp is an equal opportunity employer with a history of employing a diverse workforce and US veterans; makes many of its products in the USA, is a member of the United Nations Global Compact and Trust 2 Protect partnership. The Company doesn’t just make and sell the best GPS tracking products, they deliver innovative, miniaturized, low power consumption wearable tech that provides safety, security and peace of mind at the touch of a button. GTX puts the “Where” in Wearable Tech.
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