James is the Chief Architect and Product Manager for Deveryware’s GHALE product suite. Considered by some as the “Father of PEMEA”, James has extensive experience in protocol development, location platforms and system deployments for use in emergency communications. He sees general communication applications as being the predominant form of communication for millennials and subsequent generations and that access for these application to emergency services is crucial for public safety. To achieve this access James continues his involvement in the development of the PEMEA standard to better define advanced capabilities through Web Services, while maintaining strong privacy and data protection for those in vulnerable situations. As a disruptive technologist, James is committed to WEB-112 services ensuring reliable and cost-effective emergency solutions meeting the needs of current and future generations that are using application-based communications.