Responder Corp Announces Additions to its Labs Team

Responder Corp Announces Additions to its Labs Team

September 6, 2018

Matt Kuivinen & Rob Farmer bring deep industry experience, leadership, and a commitment to drive innovation to the front lines of public safety  

West Palm Beach, FL – Responder Corp, LLC welcomes the addition of two leaders in the public safety community; Matt Kuivinen as Vice President of Agency Relations and Rob Farmer as Vice President of Industry Partnerships. Matt and Rob will be critical in the support of Responder Corp’s commitment to enable entrepreneurs and empower first responders.

“We’re excited by the growth of our team with passionate and high-integrity individuals that believe in our mission and understand our vision for the future,” said Nathanial Wish, Co-Founder & CEO of Responder Corp. “Matt and Rob intimately understand the commitment required to successfully innovate in the public safety industry, we look forward to learning from their experience and growing with their expertise,” said Bryce Stirton, Co-Founder & President of Responder Corp.

Matt Kuivinen

Matt comes to Responder Corp with over 20 years in public service. Matt began his career as an EMT in New Orleans, later transitioned into Emergency Management, and then moved into law enforcement becoming a member of the Foreign Service. As a Special Agent with the U.S. Department of State, Matt managed an immense criminal investigations portfolio and served on countless dignitary protection teams both domestically and overseas. Matt served tours in Afghanistan and Yemen in the diplomatic corps where he supervised a large workforce, and regularly collaborated with various international senior public safety and military officials including in the role of senior law enforcement representative and security advisor to the U.S. Ambassador, the Emergency Action Committee, and the embassy’s Law Enforcement Working Group. After nearly a decade in the Foreign Service, Matt started his own government contract and security consulting business, continuing to serve the U.S. government as a credentialed investigator.

“Even after leaving a position in public safety, it never truly leaves you, and I am honored to stay connected to this amazing community through Responder Corp where we will provide awareness and access to cutting-edge public safety tech to help agencies better serve their teams and their community.”

Rob Farmer

Rob Farmer has served for more than 30 years in Fire, EMS and Emergency Management, with 15 of those years in executive-level leadership roles. After spending 14 years as career firefighter/paramedic on a suburban fire department, and nearly a decade as the Chief of a countywide EMS agency, both in central Ohio, he moved to SW Florida to serve as a countywide Director of Public Safety (EMS, EM & communications) in a Gulf-coastal community. He currently serves as a Commissioner for the American College of Paramedic Executives.

“I am honored and privileged to join the team at Responder. The Responder Corp platform provides an unprecedented opportunity for emerging technologies to integrate easily into the public safety community. A more efficient workspace, and more importantly a safer workplace, will be the immediate result for first responders across the globe.”



Responder Corp supports entrepreneurs working to innovate public safety. Our mission is to deliver the tools and technology first responders need to be safe, secure and effective on the job. We are a team of first responders, innovators and investors united by a passion to support those who keep our communities safe. We work to accomplish this mission with a comprehensive platform designed to support a healthy ecosystem of innovation for the public safety industry. If you’re a first responder, entrepreneur, corporation, foundation or agency that wants to support innovation in public safety, please connect and join our mission.

Further Information

Responder Corp Media Contact:
Elise Finger,
877-966-9455 x 701