June 7, 2013
St. Cloud, MN: GeoComm is pleased to announce the addition of John Bryant as the newly
appointed company President and CEO. Bryant joins GeoComm following the investment partnership
with Granite Equity.
Bryant has extensive proven experience creating and managing growth and will provide strategic focus for
GeoComm and its growth initiatives in the Public Safety industry related to Next Generation 9-1-1
(NG9-1-1) Geographic Information Systems (GIS). John comes to GeoComm from Wolters Kluwer Financial
Services where he was Vice President of Global Revenue and Growth. While at Wolters Kluwer, John was
responsible for leading a team responsible for the institutionalization of industry best practices in
areas such as operational excellence, software development, sales and product management.
Bryant has over 30 years of sales, marketing, and general management experience.
Of particular relevance, Bryant has led teams to high growth in businesses which deliver critical
content and data through software solu tions, supported by implementation and consulting services.
"I just knew that John was the right guy for this job from the first time I met him. He exudes
professionalism and confidence and projects a genuine concern for the welfare of those he manages.
We are leaving the company and its many customers and employees in very good hands. As chairman of
the Board of GeoComm going forward I look forward excitedly to working closely with John over the
coming transition and for some years to come," said current GeoComm President and CEO, Tom Grones.
On joining GeoComm, Bryant said, "Leading GeoComm is a phenomenal opportunity for me professionally.
I am dedicated to carrying out the company's current vision/mission and am dedicated to serving our large
national customer base. I feel I can bring some new energy and excitement into GeoComm's growth initiatives
as we continue as a company to serve public safety as the nation embarks upon its mission of
transitioning to Next Generation 9-1-1. As I begin my new responsibilities it is great to know that
I am taking over a company that is financially strong and operationally efficient.
I am encouraged by GeoComm's stellar reputation and its excellent position in the industry and I am
exceedingly excited about the growth potential in both the near and long term. While the position
offers man y significant challenges I know I will have excellent executive and management support
from a team of recognized industry experts already on staff at GeoComm."
About GeoComm: GeoComm is mapping the future of NG9-1-1 as a proven provider of
end-to-end GIS systems tailored to meet the needs of any public safety agency. GeoComm is the
leading innovator of NG9-1-1 GIS services and software, including NG9-1-1 GIS data assessment and
development; software to maintain, manage, and provision GIS data; the ECRF/LVF elements of the
ESInet; and tactical mapping for the PSAP.
GeoComm's GeoLynx Family of Products provides the tools necessary to speed and enhance emergency response.
These tools reduce response times, improve data accuracy and quality, accelerate communications, and
provide mission critical GIS-based decision support.
Contact us to for more information or to discuss your options!